Hero of the Pacific

  • by James Brady
  • Narrated by Grover Gardner
  • 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima.

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Hero of The Pacific.

This book was not at all what I had expected. It seemed to me the author was trying to find fault in what John Basilone said,or didn't say and whether it was true or not true. I would not recommend this book. I am sure John Basilone was a great Hero and a man to admire, but I don't think this book does him justice.
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- Charles

A slap in the face to a true Marine hero.

Brady did a disgraceful disservice to the memory of a true Marine hero. Brady made this story political in nature and I will not purchase anymore of his politically biased opinions. As a former Marine he should be ashamed.
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- John OBrien

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-13-2010
  • Publisher: Oasis Audio