By Eric Hammel
In his Always devoted, noted army historian Eric Hammel has assembled 100 Marine Corpsa strive against photographs from the Pacific Theater of operations in the course of international conflict II. jointly those inform the tale of the Marines’ high priced victory over the Japanese.
Over the years, innumerable historians, novelists, film-makers, and artists have tried in numerous how one can catch what it was once wish to struggle within the Pacific. In Always trustworthy, readers are invited to soak up the strive against slowly, because it unfolds, snapshot through image.
Arranged via theme—from dramatic photographs of seashore attacks to heartbreaking images of the injured and killed-in-aetion—Always trustworthy seeks to trap the essence of the battle within the Pacific and the center of what it capability to be a Marine.
Hammel has rigorously chosen each one photograph in those pages, proven with basically the barest of rationalization: a brief caption to explain the time and position. yet regardless of so few phrases, each one picture is an entire message unto itself, an image of fact displaying a second of humanity. jointly, those pictures show what it ability to be alwavs faithful.
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