Sidney Phillips
You'll Be Sor-ree!
A Guadalcanal Marine Remembers The Pacific War
by Sid Phillips

Sid Phillips joined the Marines at age 17 and found himself fighting in the Pacific War on Guadalcanal as part of H-Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division (H-2-1), the same unit as Helmet for My Pillow author Robert Leckie. Sid also was lifelong friends with With the Old Breed author Eugene Sledge.

Now publically available for the first time, these are the humble and candid tales that Sid collected during his Pacific war odyssey from the bloody banks of the Tenaru to the romantic respite of Melbourne to the monsoon-soaked jungles of Cape Gloucester. is honored to sell this book signed by Sid Phillips! We have for sale a small quantity of first edition hardbacks autographed in pen.

Each Signed Edition book will be accompanied by a COA and will ship bubble-wrapped and boxed. Books cannot be personalized. Limit two per customer.

An un-signed You'll Be Sor-ree! book
USA: $15.95 + $4 Media Mail
A Marine Sid Phillips autographed book plate
mounted in "You'll Be Sor-ree!"
USA: $29.95 + $4 Media Mail
First edition, first printing, hand signed on
the title page by Marine Sid Phillips!
USA: $45.00 + $10 SH (PA residents add 6% sales tax)
Another great signed Pacific War book!

As a mortarman in K-Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division (K-3-5), R.V. Burgin fought in the Pacific War at Cape Gloucester, then alongside his friend, Eugene Sledge, on Peleliu and Okinawa.

Islands of the Damned expands upon Eugene Sledge's book, With the Old Breed which featured many of R.V. Burgin's heroics.

To purchase this autographed book visit R.V. Burgin's website at! © 2018 All rights reserved___