Deadly Brotherhood

The American Combat Soldier in World War II

John Macmanus

Based on primary sources - letters, diaries, historical surveys, memoirs and oral histories, this gripping new history examines what battle was really like for the American combat soldier and marine, what made them perform effectively and cohesively, and how they were able to draw on reserves of courage and tenacity in the heart of battle.
Publication date:
August 2003
Publisher :
Presidio Press
Language:
English
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Paperback
ISBN : 9780891418238

Dimensions : 174 x 106 mm

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£5.99

Overview
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Based on primary sources - letters, diaries, historical surveys, memoirs and oral histories, this gripping new history examines what battle was really like for the American combat soldier and marine, what made them perform effectively and cohesively, and how they were able to draw on reserves of courage and tenacity in the heart of battle.

•Builds an authentic picture of the World War II GI Joe
•Provides accounts from veterans of nearly every division