cover image Iwo Jima: Legacy of Valor

Iwo Jima: Legacy of Valor

Bill D. Ross. Vintage Books USA, $16.95 (380pp) ISBN 978-0-394-74288-5

Ross describes the bloody 1945 battle of Iwo Jima by concentrating on individual heroesfrom generals to privates, Navy surgeons to stretcher-bearers. ""An appalling yet inspiring story of self-sacrifice and devotion to duty,'' PW stated. (June)