Goodbye, darkness : a memoir of the Pacific War / William Manchester.
By: Manchester, William.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1980Edition: 1st ed.Description: 401 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0316545015; 9780316545013.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American | Manchester, William, 1922-2004 | United States. Marine Corps -- Biography | Soldiers -- United States -- Biography | Authors, American -- 20th century -- BiographyDDC classification: 940.54/83/73
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Blood that never dried -- The wind-grieved ghost -- From the Argonne to Pearl Harbor -- Arizona, I remember you -- Ghastly remnants of its last gaunt garrison -- The rim of darkness -- The raggedy ass marines -- The canal -- Les braves gens -- We are living very fast -- I will lay me down for to bleed a while... -- ...Then I'll rise and fight with you again.
A personal memoir of the author while serving in the Pacific during World War II as a foot soldier in the Marines.