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MEMORIES ARE MADE OF... By Jene Coe
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Journal of letters back home about first hand experiences of USO performers in the European Theater in 1945.
An Odyssey With Patton By Bruce W. Reagan & Jack N. Duffy
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Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 8. First eBook Edition, 2015. Very complete history by two of the unit's veterans (Reagan was Commanding Officer). Contents: (1) In the Beginning. (2) Joining... More > the War. Appendix 1: Chronology. Appendix 2: Bailey Bridge Across Sarre Was Built in Blood and Sweat. Appendix 3: XII Corps and the 150th Engineer Combat Battalion. Appendix 4: Bridging Data. Appendix 5: The Bailey Bridge. Appendix 6: The Crossing of the Rhine River. Appendix 7: Annex to Narrative of Engineer Bridging Operations on the Rhine River. Appendix 8: Commendations. Appendix 9: After Action Reports. Appendix 10: Presidential Unit Citation. 51 photos, 2 illustrations, 1 map.< Less
An Odyssey With Patton By Bruce W. Reagan & Jack N. Duffy
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Merriam Press World War II History No. 8. Sixth Edition, 2015. Very complete history by two of the unit's veterans (Reagan was Commanding Officer). Contents: (1) In the Beginning. (2) Joining the... More > War. Appendix 1: Chronology. Appendix 2: Bailey Bridge Across Sarre Was Built in Blood and Sweat. Appendix 3: XII Corps and the 150th Engineer Combat Battalion. Appendix 4: Bridging Data. Appendix 5: The Bailey Bridge. Appendix 6: The Crossing of the Rhine River. Appendix 7: Annex to Narrative of Engineer Bridging Operations on the Rhine River. Appendix 8: Commendations. Appendix 9: After Action Reports. Appendix 10: Presidential Unit Citation. 51 photos, 2 illustrations, 1 map.< Less
Down to Earth: Fighter Attack on Ground Targets By VIII Fighter Command
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American fighter pilots of the Eighth Air Force provide their rules for conducting ground attack operations against the enemy. There was much more to ground attack than flying low and shooting up... More > anything and everything, and these pilots tell how they did it in their own words. An extremely rare manual published in August 1944, just when ground attack was becoming a major factor in the war across the European continent. Originally published 30 August 1944 by VIII Fighter Command. Note: This is the original manual that Osprey published in a new edition a few years ago (and despite the editor's claim, the original did have photos). 61 pages, 76 photos, 1 drawing, 1 diagram.< Less
Once In a Lifetime: The World War 2 Memoir of a Jewish American Soldier By Robert A. Nusbaum
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Memoir of a Jewish-American soldier during training and stateside service, eventually ending up a lieutenant with the 79th Infantry Division in Europe at the... More > end of the war. Includes an appendix with 36 photos of the German Army during the invasion of France, May-June 1940, which the author “liberated” at the end of the war from a German home. 53 photos.< Less
More War Stories! By Murray Coffey
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More War Stories! takes the reader to the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi, where his interest in the military and military history was started by his three uncles... More > who were all World War I veterans with many stories to tell. It is the story of a soldier going from ROTC and getting an education to going into the service, and experiencing all sorts of specialized training, to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the Eighty-Ninth Infantry Division. There are lots of war stories. After the war came service in the Occupation Army. Later came service in the reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War Ii Sea War, Volume 13: New Guinea, Normandy and Saipan By Don Kindell et al.
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In April, May and June 1944, there were three major areas of naval conflict: In New Guinea: United States (US) and Australian forces landed at Aitape and Hollandia, then at Arare, Wakde and Biak... More > Island. In Europe: The battle for the control of the English Channel heated up. The German navy attacked what they thought was an Allied convoy along the English southwestern coast. They had actually stumbled upon Operation TIGER, the Allied training exercise for the upcoming Normandy landing. RAF Bomber Command mined Biscay, Bretagne, La Pallice, Lorient, Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Den Helder, Texel, the Friesian Islands, the German Bay, Kattegat, Kiel, Swinemünde, Gotenhafen, and Pillau. The Allies initiated Operation NEPTUNE to conceal the real Allied landing location from the Germans. All this culminated in the Allied landing in Normandy, France, in Operation OVERLORD. In the Pacific: The US landed on Saipan, considered Japanese territory, in Operation FORAGER, which caused the Battle of the Philippine Sea.< Less

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