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andrewlocklair May the spirit of Sledge be with you! #0311 #0331 #0341 #0351 #usmc #withtheoldbreed #gruntlife 2w

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shadowislost Found this gem @logosbooksrecords I can't wait to revisit Sledge #sledge #sledgehammer #withtheoldbreed 1mon

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jesusnunez17 What a great book I just finished reading. Reading Eugene B. Sledge's story was an adventure a wild ride. It made me see the Pacific Campaign of WW2 in a whole different perspective. Out of all of the studying that I have done about WW2 and the studying that I've done about the Pacific part of it, this was something else. I see it so different now. I was able to see through it in the life of the Marines in a more personal way. There were actually moments that some parts kinda disgusted me because of how gory it sounded or came close to having nightmares or I guess I did have nightmares, it was crazy. Sometimes I did feel anger towards the Japanese for the way that they would execute a Marine No one should ever die in a painful torturous way or when they would still shoot at a wounded Marine or fire at Marines trying to get a wounded Marine into safety. But its war. What a great book though. I now see how they felt when they came back home and said that folks in the States just will never understand how it was. I don't think I will ever understand.
#withtheoldbreed #ebsledge #peleliu #okinawa
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j_m_lange It's been awhile since I have read a book. With The Old Breed, is pretty good!! #withtheoldbreed #reading #book #bestseller #usmc #thepacific #okinawa 2mon

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joegagliardi Incredible book that describes the horror of war. #WithTheOldBreed #EBSledge #WWII #Marines #Peleliu #Okinawa #books #reading 3mon

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steven.kempa US Marines from Haddonfield, NJ; Past and present. I was honored to be in the presence of Marines who fought in Vietnam, Korea and even a Marine who fought at Iwo Jima. 3mon

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Normal Sam Jackson Whiting
applications_of_violence US Marine riflemen from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, dismount LVT-4 Amtracs and assault enemy Japanese positions under small arms, cannon, and indirect fire during the invasion on Peleliu, Palau Islands, September 15 1944. Approx 58 minutes into Operation Stalemate II, 60 LVTs and other amphibious vehicles were destroyed by incoming enemy munitions. #unitedstatesmarinecorps #marines #usmc #marinecorps #worldwar2 #worldwarii #ww2 #wwii #pacifictheaterofoperations #pto #armedconflict #fireandmaneuver #closewithanddestroy #warfare #combat #battle #assault #firefight #1stmarinedivision #withtheoldbreed #oldbreed #enemy #japanese #peleliu #palau #rah #infantry #grunt #combatant #warrior 3mon

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ashjoshwillis Cpl. Eugene Sledge (left) from King Company, 1st Marine Division and his brother Lt. Edward Sledge Jr. from 4th Infantry Division in Mobile, Alabama.
#ww2 #secondworldwar #wwii #worldwar2 #EugeneSledge #EdwardSledge #ThePacific #Withtheoldbreed #1stmarinedivision #Alabama #Mobile #atPeleliuandOkinawa #wartime #warhistory #warseries #heroes
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jasminedeee As we approach Memorial Day, often with an appreciation for the day off of work more so than the true reason for this day, may we consciously take the time to honor our fallen soldiers and heroes, and appreciate those Veterans around us who had the fortune of coming home. #WithTheOldBreed 3mon

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jasminedeee So I just couldn't get myself to spend this sweet gesture just yet. Guess it's a book mark for now. #CurrentlyReading : #WithTheOldBreed 3mon

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iz_turley Liked the series so I thought I'd read the book. Almost done with it. Pretty decent stuff. #withtheoldbreed #ww2 #pacifictheater 4mon

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jasminedeee Before I start all my newly bought books, I promised my daddy I'd give this a read :) he swears it's by far the best book he's ever read, and after loving #baabaablacksheep I don't doubt him. #CurrentlyReading: #WithTheOldBreed #bookstagram #igreads #instabooks 4mon

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juliaahrr Currently reading #instabook #instaread #book #withtheoldbreed #eugenesledge #militaryhistory #wwii
Update: it's a must-read if you're into WWII. It's a brutally honest book about the war in the pacific. Sledge's writing is great. I highly recommend it.
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