Author Eric Hammel presents a unique pictorial history of the US Marines who fought during World War II. Hammel selects the top 100 images from his private archives to share with readers-100 images that capture what Semper Fidelis meant to the fighting men during the war. With a mixture of iconic and unique photographs, readers will find themselves faced with the graphic images of Marines during wartime, from the thick of combat to every day survival. Here, in silent, stirring, unwavering testimony, is a display of what the very best combat Marines of any era can do to remain always faithful to their long history, their homeland, their proud heritage, the cornerstone of their honour, and their humanity.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC