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THE FIFTH MARINE DIVISION-OUT OF PRINT- IN THE PACIFIC WORLD WAR II.
The Official 5th Marine Division History Originally Published in 1950. In just 37 days of combat on Iwo Jima
THE FIFTH MARINE DIVISION IN THE PACIFIC WORLD WAR II.
The Official 5th Marine Division History Originally Published in 1950. Summary: Originally published in late 1940s by Infantry Journal Press as the official unit history for the 5th Marine Division in World War II. Covers training and action on Iwo Jima. Includes roster of unit members. Formed in January 1944 incorporating men from the recently disbanded Marine parachute battalions as well as new recruits and drafts from the older divisions. Follow the 5th Mar Div from Camp Pendleton to Iwo Jima, to Hawaii, and on to the Occupation of Japan. In just 37 days of combat on Iwo Jima, the unit suffered 8,770 total KIA/MIA/WIA casualties. Includes division roster, casualties and all attached units. Large 8.5"x11' cloth volume. Scores of original photos.