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This is a timely review in light of the 240th Marine Corps birthday tommorow (November 10th).

Voices of the Pacific Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II

Adam Makos. Voices of the Pacific.  New York, NY: The Berkley Publishing Group, April 2nd, 2013. 416 pp.

My hats off to the Marine veterans of World War Two.  This book reminds me why that generation was the greatest generation America has ever known.  And also why they are one of the best generation of Marines we’ve ever had.  This book tells the account of fifteen Marines who fought in the Pacific in their own words.  As the author stated in the beginning, these are the last words of men who are in their nineties and some of the stories of what happened in World War two have never been told by these survivors before.  The book is simply incredible.

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