By Leon Uris
Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic via the bestselling writer of such classics as Trinity and Exodus.
initially released in 1953, Leon Uris's Battle Cry is the uncooked and interesting tale of guys at warfare from a mythical American writer.
this is often the tale of enlisted males – Marines – at first of global battle II. they're a rough–and–ready tangle of men from America's towns and farms and reservations. Led by way of a tricky veteran sergeant, those infantrymen band jointly to end up a part of some of the most elite battling forces on the earth. With excellent realism and element, we persist with them into excessive battles – Guadalcanal and Tarawa – and during unheard of moments of camaraderie and bravado. Battle Cry doesn't extol the glories of battle, yet proves itself to be one of many maximum struggle tales of all time.
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