Back to: Audible Picks June 15th, 2022
Genre: Biography and Memoir
Helmet for My Pillow: A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in World War II
Details: Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, as depicted in Helmet for My Pillow. This gripping first-person account follows his journey from basic training on Parris Island, South Carolina, to the raging battles in the Pacific, which saw some of the war's most ferocious fighting.