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James Jones, who served in combat in the Pacific in World War II, creates a scene of confusion and brutal devastation, as American soldiers struggle against an invincible enemy, and valiant young lives are destroyed.

©1962 James Jones (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings

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Wonderful to hear the great James Jones read this excerpt from his classic novel. Wish the whole book were available on audiobook!

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