Earned in Blood

Earned in Blood

My Journey From Old-Breed Marine to the Most Dangerous Job in America

Book - 2014
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A Gunny Sergeant with World War II's First Marine Division traces the story of his life, documenting his impoverished childhood among 17 siblings in the Appalachian Mountains, his participation in some of the Pacific Theater's most harrowing battles and his subsequent 37-year job in the formidable coal mines of West Virginia.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
ISBN: 9781250048639
Branch Call Number: B M618
Characteristics: xix, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm


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