By Leon Uris
Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic through the bestselling writer of such classics as Trinity and Exodus.
initially released in 1953, Leon Uris's Battle Cry is the uncooked and intriguing tale of fellows at battle from a mythical American writer.
this can be the tale of enlisted males – Marines – initially of global struggle II. they're a rough–and–ready tangle of men from America's towns and farms and reservations. Led via a difficult veteran sergeant, those squaddies band jointly to turn out to be a part of probably the most elite combating forces on this planet. With amazing realism and aspect, we stick with them into excessive battles – Guadalcanal and Tarawa – and during unprecedented moments of camaraderie and bravado. Battle Cry doesn't extol the glories of warfare, yet proves itself to be one of many maximum struggle tales of all time.
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Battle Cry by Leon Uris