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National Book Award Winner Paul Fussell tells the breathtaking story of WWII from the young soldiers' points of view. WWII was not the glorified picture it is often depicted to be. For the American soldier it was a tiring, emotional, and gruesome experience. Fussell's extensive details and insight help to make this story come alive.
©2003 Paul Fussell; (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

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  • Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • 01-16-06

Infantryman's war

An excellent account of America's role in Europe during World War II, much of it based on the author's own experience as an infantryman. If your understanding of World War II comes from watching movies, this is a must read book.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Some old, same old

If you have read Stephen A.'s books on WWII, you will find nothing new here.

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