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To read on a device from site, here is the ebook in mobi format. Robert Leckie's “Helmet for My Pillow” has been my single favorite. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his odyssey, from basic training on Parris Unparalleled in its immediacy and accuracy, Helmet for My Pillow. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Helmet for My Pillow is a grand and epic prose poem . Robert Leckie's theme is the purely human experience of war in the Pacific.
Time had disintegrated in that black void. There was only emptiness, and that is something; there was only being: there was only consciousness. Like the light that comes up suddenly in a darkened theatre, daylight came quickly. Dawn came, and so myself came back to myself. I could see the pale outlines of my comrades to right and left, and I marveled to see how tame my tree could be, how unforbidding could be its branches.
I know now why men light fires. It contains lessons that pertain to us all—lessons about combat, lessons about life and, most importantly, lessons about leadership.
His observations on his lot in life, his friends, and his leaders are not so dissimilar from those being made today in places like Marjeh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.
I have read his work dozens of times and will reread it many times more. I learn a little more each time I read it, and it is so well written that I look forward to reading it again.
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