By Eric Hammel

A photo is worthy one thousand words

In his
Always trustworthy, noted army historian Eric Hammel has assembled 100 Marine Corpsa strive against photographs from the Pacific Theater of operations in the course of international battle 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 seize what it was once prefer to struggle within the Pacific. In
Always trustworthy, readers are invited to soak up the wrestle slowly, because it unfolds, picture by means of image.

Arranged by means of theme—from dramatic photographs of seashore attacks to heartbreaking pictures of the injured and killed-in-aetion—
Always trustworthy seeks to seize the essence of the battle within the Pacific and the middle of what it capability to be a Marine.

Hammel has conscientiously chosen every one photograph in those pages, proven with merely the barest of clarification: a brief caption to explain the time and position. yet despite so few phrases, each one photo is a whole message unto itself, an image of fact displaying a second of humanity. jointly, those photographs demonstrate what it capability to be alwavs faithful.

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