CLOSE COMBAT is W. E. B.
Griffins epic novel of World War IIa powerful, dramatic tribute to the brave men and women who lived it... The captain who led his squadron in to the fiercest air battles of the Pacific. The correspondent who learned more about combat than he bargained for.
The Marine who embarked on a top secret mission from which there was no certain return... This two-month New York Times bestseller brings the saga of The Corps into exciting arenas all over the Pacific, as American forces brace to defend Guadalcanal from an all-out effort by the Japanese to recapture the island. From Iwo Jima to Australia to Washington, old faces and new are faced with the challenge of their lives.