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GI"s war

American soldiers in Europe during World War II

by Edwin Palmer Hoyt

  • 147 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Africa, North.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdwin P. Hoyt.
      SeriesDa Capo paperback
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756.3 .H68 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 620 p. :
      Number of Pages620
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1541076M
      ISBN 100306804484
      LC Control Number91019768

      The GI's War contains eyewitness accounts from ordinary young men, farm hands and factory workers, who had war thrust upon them and in the process became veteran soldiers. Their unsparing narratives, presented in their own words, capture the many emotions evoked by war. GIs and their commanding officers speak freely, and movingly, of becoming soldiers, of . The first book, 21 Stayed: The Story of the American GIs Who Chose Communist China, by Virginia Pasley is a largely unsympathetic account of the twenty published not long after they first went over to : Clarence Adams.

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I have read it 5 or 6 times throughout my life. Arrived well before I expected it, 5/5(8). While the book title refers to how the GIs fought in Europe, its contents are specifically about the operations stemming from the Normandy landings.

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"This remarkable book attacks the myth of the ’Greatest Generation’ by showing that young Americans went to war in Europe to find sex rather than to sacrifice themselves for Europe’s salvation. It stands GIs war book a corrective to all the best-selling celebratory renderings of World War II in the United States over the past quarter century.

As Professor Roberts says: ‘My book seeks to debunk an old myth about the GI, thought of as a manly creature that always behaved well — the GIs were having sex anywhere and everywhere.’ In total. The Web GIS revolution is radically altering how information about the world around us is applied and shared.

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Photos by Frank Kessler This book is a treasure of gray scale WWII photographs from the European theater in WWII. As you will see these photos were taken by a combat photographer who was there.

They remained in his attic long after he died until his brother found them.5/5(2). Book Overview Nearly ten years in the making, The GI's War tells the story of the European war through the eyes of the field of soldiers who actually fought it--the 'dogfaces.' Unfolding chronologically from the summer of to V-E Day,this is a gripping account of Americans fighting for their by: 2.

The book, What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France, tells the story of relations between American men and French women in Normandy and elsewhere. The Americans were. This is a non-fiction book, but you will swear you are reading a mystery fiction thriller. It begins with a visit to the cemetery, where to this day – seven decades after the war – their small flat gravestones have only the numbersnot names, chiseled into them.

Quite a specialized book, this is probably a necessary volume for anyone who wants to understand the battles of World War II, since its subtitle is "How GIs Fought the War in Europe, " Researched and documented, its good for scholars and for the student of the period/5.

Sociologist and criminologist Professor Bob Lilly makes unprecedented use of military records and trial transcripts to throw light on one of the overlooked consequences of the US Army's presence in Western Europe between and the rape of an estima civilian women in the United Kingdom, France and Germany/5.

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