"Battleground Pacific" autographed by Sterling Mace
- ABOUT THE BOOK
We're excited to offer the LAST TWO copies we have of Sterling Mace's classic book, Battle Ground Pacific. Each hardback contains a bookplate autographed in marker by Sterling.
READER VERSION - Sold
Hardback book with slight battle damage to the upper spine (see product photos for image of damage), contains a Sterling Mace autographed bookplate.
COLLECTOR VERSION - Sold
Mint-condition hardback book containing a Sterling Mace autographed bookplate.
Each book is accompanied by a COA and ships bubble-wrapped and boxed.
Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K-3-5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the Pacific War, from the seldom-seen perspective of a rifleman at the point of attack.
Battleground Pacific is filled with indelible moments that begin with his childhood growing up in Queens, New York, and his run-in with the law that eventually led to his enlistment. But this is ultimately a combat tale―as violent and harrowing as any that has come before.
From fighting through the fiery hell that was Peleliu to the deadly battleground of Okinawa, Mace traces his path from the fear of combat to understanding that killing another human comes just as easily as staying alive. He learns that bravery often equates to stupidity, leading to the death of close friends, but also that life goes on, with death on its heels.
Battleground Pacific is one of the most important and entertaining memoirs about the Pacific theater in WWII.