Everything you need to understand or teach With the Old Breed by E. B. Sledge.
E.B. Sledge writes his personal memoir of marine infantry combat operations in the Pacific theater during World War II. The text commences with Sledge's induction into the marines, follows his training through boot camp and infantry school, and describes his pre-combat deployment to Pavuvu. Sledge then recalls his days in combat, assigned as an assistant gunner on a 60mm mortar, on Peleliu and Ngesebus, followed by a period of rest and retraining once again at Pavuvu. Sledge then recalls his second stint in combat during the assault and capture of Okinawa, followed by the end of the war and eventual demobilization. Special emphasis is placed on the mental and moral aspects of warfare.
As a personal memoir, the text is properly concerned less with overarching strategy and more with personal experience. Periodic textual segments are inserted to align personal memories with larger world events—these segments... View more of the With the Old Breed, at Peleliu and Okinawa Summary
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