Shooting The Pacific War by Soule ThayerShooting The Pacific War by Soule Thayer

Shooting The Pacific War

bySoule Thayer

Paperback | November 15, 1999

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This work is based upon Soule's wartime journals. With no previous military experience, he was assigned to set up the U.S. Marine Corps' first photographic field unit and led it into battle. He provides closeups of generals, sergeants, and privates, everyone he met along the way.
Title:Shooting The Pacific WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.37 × 6.36 × 0.87 inPublished:November 15, 1999Publisher:UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUCKYLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081312137X

ISBN - 13:9780813121376

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While some gun-toting soldiers shot down enemy lines, Thayer Soule`s unit shot them with cameras. During the Second World War, Soule led the very first Marine Corps photographic unit in the quest for honest, vivid and poignant images of what was happening overseas. For many North Americans and people in other unaffected areas of the world, these photos are the only means of knowing what took place on the other side of the planet. Discover close-up images of generals and privates, maps and stark visions of the battle field in Shooting the Pacific War.