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D-Day with the Screaming Eagles|George Koskimaki
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Many professional historians have recorded the actions of D-Day but here is an account of the airborne actions as described by the actual men themselves in eyewitness detail. Participants range from division command personnel to regimental, battalion, company and battery commanders to chaplains, surgeons, enlisted medics, platoon sergeants, squad leaders and the rough, tough troopers who adapted quickly to fighting in mixed, unfamiliar groups after a badly scattered drop - and yet managed to gain the objectives set for them in the hedgerow country of Normandy. This book is primary source material. It is a "must read" for anyone interested in the Normandy landings, the 101st Airborne Division and World War ll in general. Hearing the soldiers speak is an entirely different experience from reading about the action in a narrative history.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781612000725
  • ISBN-10: 161200072X
  • Publisher: Casemate
  • Publish Date: December 2011
  • Dimensions: 8.91 x 6.1 x 0.87 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 384