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The Resource Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II, Robert Leckie

Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II, Robert Leckie

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Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II
Title
Helmet for my pillow
Title remainder
from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Robert Leckie
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leckie provides one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of WWII. Follow his odyssey, from basic training to the raging battles in the Pacific
Summary
Follow John Leckie's odyssey, from basic training on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the raging battles in the Pacific, where some of the war's fiercest fighting took place. Recounting his services with the 1st Marine Division and the brutal action on Guadalcanal, New Britain and Peleliu, Leckie spares no detail of the horrors and sacrifices of war
Biography type
contains biographical information
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177553
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1920-2001
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Leckie, Robert
Dewey number
940.548173
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leckie, Robert
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II, Robert Leckie
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form ... by Random House ... in 1957"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15533324
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Bantam Books trade paperback ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780553593310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn368020576
  • (OCoLC)368020576
Label
Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific, a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II, Robert Leckie
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form ... by Random House ... in 1957"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15533324
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Bantam Books trade paperback ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780553593310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn368020576
  • (OCoLC)368020576

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