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The story of a young man's combat initiation in World War II during some of its most dramatic fighting. Based on letters home, the book has the immediacy of on-the-spot reporting.

Produktbeschreibung
The story of a young man's combat initiation in World War II during some of its most dramatic fighting. Based on letters home, the book has the immediacy of on-the-spot reporting.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 192
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juni 2003
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 237mm x 154mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 476g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253342119
  • ISBN-10: 0253342112
  • Artikelnr.: 21893609
Autorenporträt
J. Ted Hartman was 19 years old when he got behind the controls of a tank and drove it into battle. After receiving a discharge from the army, he took a medical degree and became an orthopedic surgeon. He was founding chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the School of Medicine, Texas Tech University, from which he is now retired.
Inhaltsangabe
List of Maps
Foreword by Spencer C. Tucker
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Army Beckons
2. Basic Training at Camp Roberts
3. ASTP at the University of Oregon
4. Camp Cooke
5. Going Abroad
6. England
7. Forced March across Northern France
8. Entry into Battle
9. The Ambush at Noville
10. First and Second Drives to the Rhine
11. Bloody Easter
12. Bayreuth to Grafenwohr
13. Release of Concentration Camp Prisoners
14. Fierce Battle for the City of Regen
15. The Intensity of the Drive Continues
16. Mauthausen, Gusen I and Gusen II
17. Mass Surrender and Death March
18. Adjusting to Peacetime
19. Waiting to Go Home
20. Belgium Remembers: Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
21. Belgium Revisited, May 2000: Belgian Memorial Day
Bibliography
Index