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Author Willie, Clarence E., 1945-

Title African American voices from Iwo Jima : personal accounts of the battle / Clarence E. Willie ; with forewords by Frank E. Petersen, Jr., Jack R. Piatak

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2010
 RWU Main Library  D767.99.I9 W56 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  D767.99.I9 W56 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 252 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
Contents Introduction -- Living in prewar America and answering the call to duty -- Men who would share an extraordinary experience -- Military training -- The 36-day battle -- Assignment to Iwo Jima -- Going ashore -- Taking the island -- Back in America -- Coming home -- Life after Iwo Jima -- Personal memoirs
LC subject Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945 -- Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
ISBN 9780786441587 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786441585 (softcover : alk. paper)