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Flags of Our Fathers Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Nine: D Day Plus Two and Chapter Ten: D Day Plus Three Summary

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Chapter Nine: D Day Plus Two and Chapter Ten: D Day Plus Three Summary and Analysis

On the third day, Easy Company was facing a long trek on the volcano's northeastern side. It was a relatively short span between the base of the mountain and where the 28th Regiment rested for the night but it would become the worst killing ground in the Pacific War. The barren ground was dotted with firing ports which gave the Japanese vantage points from which they could pick off the advancing Americans.

The commander expected tanks to arrive that would shield the soldiers but they never came. He had no choice but to send they in without protection. They advanced toward the mountain. Mike, Harlon, Doc, Ira and Franklin ran from one protective shell hole to another, dodging bullets and mortar...

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