Martha MacCallum’s best-selling Unknown Valor: A Story of Family, Courage, and Sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima (audiobook) is now available at ABBS for only $5.
In honor of the 75th anniversary of among the most vital fights of World War II, the popular primetime Fox News anchor of The Story with Martha MacCallum commemorates the brave soliders who compromised whatever at Iwo Jima to beat the Armed Forces of Emperor Hirohito – amongst them, a member of her own household, Harry Gray.
Admiral Chester Nimitz mentioned the “unusual valor” of the males who combated on Iwo Jima, among the bloodiest and most ruthless fights of World War II. In 36 intense days, almost 7,000 Marines were eliminated and 22,000 were injured.
Martha MacCallum takes us from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima through the lives of these males of valor, amongst them Harry Gray, a member of her own household.
In Unknown Valor, she weaves their stories – from Boston, Massachusetts, to Gulfport, Mississippi, as informed through letters and recollections – into the bigger history of what American military leaders appropriately viewed as an ultimate face-off in the Pacific with Japan. In a ruthless push through the jungles of Guadalcanal, over the reef of Tarawa, past the bloody ridge of Peleliu, versus the banzai charges of Guam, and to the cliffs of Saipan, these males were on a course that eventually resulted in the black sands of Iwo Jima, the doorstep of the Japanese Empire.
Meticulously looked into, heart-wrenching, and illuminating, Unknown Valor exposes the sacrifices of normal Marines who conserved the world from tyranny and left enduring marks on those back house who enjoyed them.
NOTE: Supplemental improvement PDF accompanies the audiobook.