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Iwo Jima

Monuments, Memories, and the American Hero

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674423329

Publication Date: 08/01/1991

300 pages

131 halftones, 4 line illustrations


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  • 1. Uncommon Valor
  • 2. Bloody Iwo
  • 3. Our Flag Was Still There
  • 4. Eyewitness to History
  • 5. The Shifting Sands of Heroism
  • 6. The Mighty Seventh
  • 7. Guts and Glory: Sands of Iwo Jima
  • 8. A Marine Corps for the Next Five Hundred Years
  • 9. It Didn’t Really Happen That Way
  • 10. The Business of Remembering
  • 11. D+40 Years: A Gathering of Heroes
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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