Robert Lee Sherrod was an American journalist, editor, and author. He was a war correspondent for Time and Life magazines, covering combat from World War II to the Vietnam War. During World War II, embedded with the United States Marine Corps, he covered the battles at Attu, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. He also authored five books on World War II, including Tarawa: The Story of a Battle (1944) and the definitive History of Marine Corps Aviation in World War II (1952).
Books in order of publication:
Tarawa: The Story of A Battle (1944)
On to Westward War in the Central Pacific – 1945
Life’s Picture History of WWII – 1950
History of Marine Corps Aviation in World War 2 (1952)
On to Westward: The Battles of Saipan and Iwo Jima – 1991