G.I. Joe in France: From Normandy to Berchtesgaden (Praeger by J.E Kaufmann,H.W Kaufmann

By J.E Kaufmann,H.W Kaufmann

This e-book chronicles the event of the realm struggle II paratroopers from their earliest days in education to ultimate days of the warfare spent at Berchtesgaden. depending seriously on memoirs, letters, and private interviews with infantrymen, this paintings highlights the trials of teaching, the spectacle of strive against, and the relaxation of survival and victory. From D-Day to Bastogne, Kaufmann follows the yank strengthen throughout France, laying off mild at the emotional pressure and surprise of wrestle that was once, until eventually lately, usually ignored via generations of american citizens, yet freely admitted to via the Vets themselves. alongside the way in which, the ebook information the fight confronted by means of American G.I.s as they made their method via France. certainly, it turns into transparent the Nazis weren't the one trouble to Mutt and Joe through the crusade. the typical difficulties of provide and aid frequently exacerbated tough stipulations within the box, whereas incompetent line officials usually raised doubt and suspicion between males within the ranks. eventually, this can be a very own tale approximately fight and triumph, instructed by way of those that continued the hassle of combat.

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