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Stars Stripes and Olive Drab Volume I Armored Divisions in Europe By Cross Walt
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Volume I, 383 pages of U.S. Army history featuring wartime accounts of the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 6th through 12th Armored Divisions in Europe during WWII. Compiled from war correspondence stories of... More > the "Stars and Stripes" and those taken directly from the soldiers involved. This gathering of many unit histories under one cover is a significant contribution to the history of the U.S. Army during World War II. Real stories, real battles, real soldiers. Other volumes feature U.S. Infantry Divisions.< Less
Stars Stripes and Olive Drab Volume III Infantry Divisions in Europe By Walt Cross
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Volume III - Infantry Divisions in Europe, 388 pages of U.S. Army history featuring wartime accounts of U.S. Army Divisions in Europe during WWII. Compiled from war correspondence stories of the... More > "Stars and Stripes" and those taken directly from the soldiers involved. This gathering of many unit histories under one cover is a significant contribution to the history of the U.S. Army during World War II. Other volumes feature U.S. Armored Divisions and more Infantry Divisions. This volume contains the unit histories of the following infantry divisions: 79th, 80th, 82nd through the 84th, 87th, 89th, 90th, 94th, 95th, 97th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 104th, and 106th.< Less
Stars Stripes and Olive Drab Volume II Infantry Divisions in Europe By Walt Cross
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Volume II - Infantry Divisions in Europe, 348 pages of U.S. Army history featuring wartime accounts of U.S. Army Divisions in Europe during WWII. Compiled from war correspondence stories of the... More > "Stars and Stripes" and those taken directly from the soldiers involved. This gathering of many unit histories under one cover is a significant contribution to the history of the U.S. Army during World War II. Other volumes feature U.S. Armored Divisions and more Infantry Divisions. This volume contains the unit histories of the following infantry divisions: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 29th, 35th, 36th, 45th, 66th 70th, 75th, and the 78th division.< Less
Thumbs Out By Jim Poole
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Jim Poole grew up long ago on a mink farm in the small town of Sudbury, Massachusetts. During the Depression Jim went to school, watered mink and explored and enjoyed life pretty much on his own... More > terms—a time when parents were busy and neighborhood children played outside on their own. During WWII Jim took on more adult responsi­bilities as a young farmhand, help­ing his father and older sister feed and water mink on a neighbor’s mink ranch. Jim’s colorful "Thumbs Out" reminiscences begin well be­fore he headed off to first grade and play out through years in Sudbury schools, college at UVM in Vermont and U.S. Army service in Fort Rucker, Alabama. These stories, in­ter­spersed with 44 snapshots and other illus­trations, come to a close after Jim’s Army stint when he returned to the mink farm with his lovely pregnant wife and a protective dachshund puppy to welcome Dirk Daniel, their firstborn, into their lives almost before they had unpacked.< Less
Back From 44 - The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few By Nick Cressy
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Back from 44 - The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few. Nick Bentas, Staff Sergeant US Army Air Force, finds himself in a severely crippled B-26 Marauder, trying to return to base, he remembers the... More > different times in his life that led him up to this point. From enlistment to basic training to saying goodbye to his new wife, he remembers his deadly missions around France, Germany and the wider Mediterranean. Experience how it was first hand to encounter enemy flak and fighter attacks, while dealing with the emotional impact of losing close friends. Back From 44 is an in-depth look into the bravery and sacrifice of ordinary men who did extraordinary things during WWII.< Less
Back From 44 The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few By Nick Cressy
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Back From 44 The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few. Nick Bentas, Staff Sergeant US Army Air Force, finds himself in a severely crippled B-26 Marauder, trying to return to base, he remembers the... More > different times in his life that led him up to this point. From enlistment to basic training to saying goodbye to his new wife, he remembers his deadly missions around France, Germany and the wider Mediterranean. Experience how it was first hand to encounter enemy flak and fighter attacks, while dealing with the emotional impact of losing close friends. Back From 44 is an in-depth look into the bravery and sacrifice of ordinary men who did extraordinary things during WWII. A Story of Heroism in the Skies Over Western Europe< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 35: M1 Combat Car and M2 Light Tank By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized... More > that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 230 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Stars Stripes and Olive Drab Volume II Infantry Divisions in Europe By Cross Walt
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Volume II - Infantry Divisions, 348 pages of U.S. Army history featuring wartime accounts of U.S. Army Divisions in Europe during WWII. Compiled from war correspondence stories of the "Stars and... More > Stripes" and those taken directly from the soldiers involved. This gathering of many unit histories under one cover is a significant contribution to the history of the U.S. Army during World War II. Other volumes feature U.S. Armored Divisions and more Infantry Divisions. This volume contains the unit histories of the following infantry divisions: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 29th, 35th, 36th, 45th, 66th 70th, 75th, and the 78th division.< Less
My Philosophized Life: Memoirs of Bill Callies By William C. Callies
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Memoirs of Bill Callies, his life growing up in Oconomowoc, WI during the 1920-30's during the great depression. The biography includes his military service in the U.S. Army and his time in the... More > Pacific Theater during WWII. His return to Oconomowoc, his family, love of golf which ultimately resulted in his playing in the British Pro/Am.< Less
Jackie and the G.I.s By Adrien Bobèche
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Post WWII, a US Army base has been set up at Châteauroux’s Airport in the center of France. Young locals were impressed by the new organization and some took the opportunity to work with... More > the G.I.s as a chance to start their career. Along with their daily routine, the French and Americans were both learning from their different ways of life, in a time also subject to black market, prostitution and other underground chronicles. In "Jackie and the G.I.s", Adrien Bobèche delivers part of his story as a young man and brings to life this untold sequence of History.< Less

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