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Devil's Anvil The Assault on Peleliu

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ISBN-10: 0275946460

ISBN-13: 9780275946463

Edition: 1994

Authors: James H. Hallas

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On September 15, 1944, General William Rupertus and the 16,000 Marines of the U.S. 1st Marine Division moved confidently toward Peleliu, an obscure speck of coral island 500 miles east of the Philippines. Though he knew a tough fight awaited him, Rupertus anticipated a quick two-day crush to victory, strengthening Gen. Douglas MacArthur's flank in his drive on the Philippines. Instead, as The Devil's Anvil reveals, American forces struggled desperately for more than two months against 10,000 deeply entrenched Japanese soldiers who had spent six months preparing for the battle. By the time the weary Americans could claim a victory, the fight had become one of the war's most costly successes.…    
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Book details

List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 2/28/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 314
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

James H. Hallas is also the author of The Devil's Anvil: The Assault on Peleliu (978-0275-94646-3), Squandered Victory: The American First Army at St. Mihiel (978-0275-95022-4), and Killing Ground on Okinawa: The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill (978-0275-94726-2). He lives in Connecticut.

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