Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific (Paperback)
From Parris Island to the Pacific
Bantam, 9780553593310, 320pp.
Publication Date: February 2, 2010
Now producers Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Gary Goetzman, the men behind Band of Brothers, have adapted material from Helmet for My Pillow for HBO's epic miniseries The Pacific, which will thrill and edify a whole new generation.
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Praise For Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific…
“Helmet for My Pillow is a grand and epic prose poem. Robert Leckie’s theme is the purely human experience of war in the Pacific, written in the graceful imagery of a human being who—somehow—survived.”—Tom Hanks
“One hell of a book! The real stuff that proves the U.S. Marines are the greatest fighting men on earth!”—Leon Uris, author of Battle Cry