Ambrose, as usual, takes us into the foxholes with the GI. His treatment of the Generals, prima donnas all, makes us wonder how we won.
He made you feel like you were there
any of the actual GI's
both but mostly cry, The horrors our soldiers endured
an up close personal look at an extraordinary man. He started with nothing and became president.
a fighter for states rights, he would be shocked by the scope of the federal government today
The first ordinary man to become president. Dogged by the elitist east, he was a man of the people
Near the top, This book captures the horror and comradeship of men in combat, more that comradeship, brotherhood is a better word though not good enough. Men die for each other in the houses of Fallujah.
The media spends more time on cutting down the service of the brave combat soldier, than showing the bravery and courage of the men.
yes, he was there during most of the battle
I just heard that a lot of soldiers are on food stamps. That is a shame. Out elected officials should be forced on to food stamps
I marveled at how stupid and short sighted people are when put into positions of responsibility
The guys to tried to kill Hitler. Just one stupid mistake after another.
When the American Army invaded Siberia. I know that some presidents are idiots and a lot of people of serve them are just yes men, but this was over doing it.
If parts were not so pitiful, it would be funny
Want to know what combat is really like
The every day courage of our fighting men
we give countries (Pakistan) billions and get stabbed in the back, and the politicians let them get away with it.
With our "busy" lives, we forget that some Americans are duty.
Story on Beriut and the Marines and how stupid America's top civilians are. No civilian but the President should be able to give orders the troops
none Some of stephen ambrose might be close but not as good
voice of experience When he says I saw this or I did this is powerful
stupid officers, politicans
Stupid is as stupid does
The stupidity of senior officers, political leaders is unbelievable
Yes, it is informative, detailed, but not dry
The stories aboard ships under attack
Who knew you had to be brave to be in the navy.
Attention to the personalities of the leaders and the clashes between them and how soldiers died because of their leaders stupidity.
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