Bringing Mulligan Home

Bringing Mulligan Home

The Other Side of the Good War

eBook - 2013
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Sgt. Steve Maharidge, like many of his generation, hardly ever talked about the war. The only sign he'd served in it was a single black and white photograph of himself and another soldier tacked to the wall of his basement, where he would grind steel. After Steve Maharidge's death, his son Dale, now an adult, began a twelve-year quest to understand his father's preoccupation with the photo. What had happened during the battle for Okinawa, and why his father had remained silent about his experiences and the man in the picture, Herman Mulligan? In his search for answers, Maharidge sought ou.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2013.
ISBN: 9781610390026
1610390024
Characteristics: 1 online resource (337 p.)
Contents: Introduction; PART ONE: Postwar; PART TWO: Places and History; PART THREE: Twelve Marines; PART FOUR: Island of Ghosts; Author's Notes; Bibliographical Notes; Acknowledgments.
Summary: Sgt. Steve Maharidge, like many of his generation, hardly ever talked about the war. The only sign he'd served in it was a single black and white photograph of himself and another soldier tacked to the wall of his basement, where he would grind steel. After Steve Maharidge's death, his son Dale, now an adult, began a twelve-year quest to understand his father's preoccupation with the photo. What had happened during the battle for Okinawa, and why his father had remained silent about his experiences and the man in the picture, Herman Mulligan? In his search for answers, Maharidge sought ou.

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