Hell in the Pacific (Paperback)

A Marine Rifleman's Journey From Guadalcanal to Peleliu

By Jim McEnery, Bill Sloan

Simon & Schuster, 9781451659146, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/4/2012)
MP3 CD (6/5/2012)
Compact Disc (6/5/2012)
Compact Disc (6/5/2012)
Hardcover (6/5/2012)

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Description

A no-holds-barred, brutally frank memoir about one Marine’s life on the front lines—and the sacrifices, suffering, and raw courage of the men in foxholes, locked in mortal combat with an enemy sworn to fight to the death.

A MARINE RIFLEMAN’S VIVID, BRUTALLY CANDID MEMOIR OF LIFE AND DEATH ON THEFRONT LINES OF WORLD WAR II IN THE PACIFIC

Jim McEnery’s rifle company—made famous by the HBO miniseries The Pacific—fought in some of the most ferocious battles of World War II. This unforgettable portrait of men at war is a chronicle of the sacrifices, suffering, and raw courage of those in the foxholes, locked in mortal combat with an implacable enemy.


About the Author

Jim McEnery served in the 1st Marine Division’s famed K-3-5 rifle company in World War II and fought in three major campaigns against the Japanese. After the war, he moved to New Jersey and worked at Rutgers University until retirement. He passed away in September 2012.

Bill Sloan is a respected military historian and author of more than a dozen books, including Brotherhood of Heroes: The Ultimate Battle. He lives in Dallas, Texas.