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Flags of Our Fathers (Movie Tie-In Edition)

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ISBN-10: 0553589342

ISBN-13: 9780553589344

Edition: Movie Tie-In 

Authors: James Bradley, Ron Powers

List price: $7.99
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In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima--and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag. Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 4.20" wide x 6.86" long x 1.29" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Stephanie Barron was born in Binghamton, New York in 1963. She received a Bachelor's degree in European history from Princeton University and a Master's degree in history from Stanford University. She worked as an intelligence analyst at the CIA. She wrote her first book in 1992 and left the Agency a year later. She is the author of the Jane Austen Mystery series.Author James Bradley is the son of Doc Bradley, one of the flagraisers. He is a writer and speaker living in Westchester County, New York.

Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who lives in Vermont.