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Gunner\'s Glory

Gunner's Glory

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They were warriors, trained to fight,
dedicated to their country,
and determined to win.

At Guadalcanal, the Marine Corps' machine gunners took everything the Japanese could throw at them in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II; their position was so hopeless that at one point they were given the go-ahead to surrender. Near the Chosin Reservoir in Korea, as the mercury dropped to twenty below, the 1st Marine Division found itself surrounded and cut off by the enemy. The outlook seemed so bleak that many in Washington had privately written off the men.

But surrender is not part of a Marine's vocabulary. Gunner's Glory contains true stories of these and other tough battles in the Pacific, in Korea, and in Vietnam, recounted by the machine gunners who fought them. Bloody, wounded, sometimes barely alive, they stayed with their guns, delivering a stream of firepower that often turned defeat into victory - and always made them the enemy's first target.

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Hardback Editions

January 2004 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Gunner's Glory: Untold Stories of Marine Machine Gunners
Author(s): Johnnie M Clark
ISBN: 0-7394-4795-5 / 978-0-7394-4795-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Gunner's Glory
Author(s): Johnnie Clark
ISBN: 0-345-46389-7 / 978-0-345-46389-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Presidio Press
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Gunner's Glory: Untold Stories of Marine Machine Gunners
Author(s): Johnnie M Clark
Publisher: Presidio Press
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