This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Tarawa, Guadalcanal, and Cape Gloucester appear in non-fiction - These were the sites of previous marine amphibious assaults where, although victorious, the marines suffered enormous casualties and experienced utmost savagery.
Pavuvu appears in non-fiction - This is a small island in the Russell Island chain, northwest of Guadalcanal. It was used by the marines as a training and rehabilitation camp.
Peleliu and Okinawa appear in non-fiction - These two areas are the islands where the marines engage in amphibious assault and combat operations against an entrenched Japanese enemy. Considered by the Japanese as...
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