Marine At War by Russell Davis T743

Marine At War by Russell Davis T743

Marine At War by Russell Davis T743

Marine At War by Russell Davis, Scholastic paperback printing, T743,  246 pages.

DESCRIPTION: “What’s it like to be scared…shot at…wounded- and keep on fighting? Find out in this gripping true story of a Marine in combat during World War II! ‘Somebody yelled, ‘Run for that hill over there!’ I ran for a hulking shadow that I thought was the hill. A BAR opened up, and the ‘surprise’ attack on Kunishi was no longer a surprise. I fell down into a gully filled with running men. Somewhere heavy artillery began to land…” (from the back cover)


About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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