Honor Before Glory is the story of the 442nd, a segregated unit of Japanese American citizens, commanded by white officers, that finally rescued the "lost battalion." Their unmatched courage and sacrifice under fire became legend.
Tag - war
Conroy not only tells the story of Colvin's coverage of the civil war, but he also portrays the vivid reality of living in an area that is under constant attack - where death can occur at any moment. This book is a great read for anyone interested in war correspondents and the risks they take to get a story.
For a variety of reasons I won’t go into, I have been restless and having trouble finding books that really grab me. Looking for something different I decided to buy The Watch by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya. I can’t recall if I had read some positive reviews of the book or it just caught my attention at the bookstore. But it seemed to offer something different from my regular reading and a perspective that might challenge me. Publishers blurb: Following a desperate night-long...