Goodbye, darkness : a memoir of the Pacific War

Manchester, William, 1922-2004

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator William Manchester
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Boston : Little, Brown, [1980] ©1980
  • Physical Details
    • 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0316545015, 9780316545013, 0316501115, 9780316501118
  • OCLC ocm06421928, ocm06421928

Summary

  • A personal memoir of the author while serving in the Pacific during World War II as a foot soldier in the Marines.

Contents

  • Blood that never dried -- The wind-grieved ghost -- From the Argonne to Pearl Harbor -- Arizona, I remember you -- Ghastly remnants of its last gaunt garrison -- The rim of darkness -- The raggedy ass marines -- The canal -- Les braves gens -- We are living very fast -- I will lay me down for to bleed a while ... -- ... Then I'll rise and fight with you again
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