Delacorte Books for Young Readers: May 2003
Seller ID: 69339
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Very Good
New York Times bestseller, now adapted for young readers, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima- and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island' s highest peak. And there, they raised a flag. T... View More...