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By George P. Hunt

released in early 1946, George P. Hunt used to be a characteristic author for all times journal earlier than the japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. After the war's outbreak, he went into the Marines and received himself a fee. He had served with the first Marine Regiment (part of the illustrious 1st Marine department) and went to the Pacific. He served on Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester and Peleliu. by the point he went to Peleliu, Hunt was once by means of then a captain and was once answerable for ok corporation, third Battalion, 1st Marines. This vintage e-book, a memoir of the 1st days of Peleliu, the place Hunt's ok corporation used to be charged with assaulting and maintaining "the point," a moderate knob of land which through twist of fate, neglected the full 1st Marine Regiment's touchdown shorelines. the purpose was once seriously fortified and ok corporation misplaced many males in taking this very important piece of terrain. still, Hunt's Marines took it and hung on via many determined enemy makes an attempt to retake it.

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