Jocko Reads From two WW2 Classics

Two of the most influential books ever written about combat in the Pacific Theater of Operations in WW2 were written by Marines.

Lt. Commander Jocko Willink, US Navy SEAL (Ret.) reads excerpts from these books below.

 

 

From With The Old Breed by Eugene Sledge

 

The Poem Battle of the Tenaru

(From Helmet for my Pillow by Robert Leckie)

 

 

From Helmet for my Pillow by Robert Leckie

SOE / SIS Cooperation

Originally posted on The Special Operations Executive in Burma 1941-1945: Much has often made of the fractious relationship between the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS,) and the Special Operations Executive (SOE). The words used to sum up the problem between the two organisations is often something along the lines of SIS needed peace and quiet to…

via SOE / SIS Cooperation — Pacific Paratrooper