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Citizen soldiers of World War II

Paul B. Long

Citizen soldiers of World War II

Pacific theater of operations

by Paul B. Long

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Professional Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century,
  • Burma,
  • China,
  • History,
  • Long, Paul B,
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • Soldiers,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12199946M
    ISBN 101570870853
    ISBN 109781570871245
    OCLC/WorldCa38049734


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Working for the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain, he covered World War II in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France nd the Pacific where he was killed by sniper on the island, Ie Shima.

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Some World War II veterans agree with this, while others vigorously disagree. "Citizen Soldiers" has been personally signed by Stephen E. Ambrose. "Citizen Soldiers is a biography of the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations, June 7,to May 7, Allied citizen soldiers overcame their fear and inexperience, the mistakes of the high command, and the enemy to win the war.

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army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II. In this riveting account, historian Stephen E. Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day.

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$ Although they failed in their major objective -- universal military training -- their vision of a citizen army was largely realized in the National Defense Act ofand their efforts helped to establish selective service as the United States' preferred recruitment method in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Citizen soldiers: the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, May 7, by Ambrose, Stephen EPages: From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S.

army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II. In this riveting account, historian Stephen E.

Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day. Citizen Soldiers opens at hours, 5/5(1). Pdf. Ambrose talked about his new book, [Citizen Soldiers], which focuses on U.S.

Army efforts after D-Day through the Battle of the Bulge, and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.In the end, of course, it's Ambrose's material that is the star, not the performance.

We get as close as a modern person could get to the day-to-day, always dangerous, often horrific, experiences of World War II's "citizen soldiers", or as the author also calls them,"soldiers of democracy".A lively, ebook overview that ebook America's citizen soldiers from their pre-WW II registration under the Selective Service Act through to occupation duty and discharge.

Focusing on the infantry's enlisted ranks, Kennett (history/Georgia) observes that, even though local draft boards ""were constituted with little concern for what today is called minority representation,"" the GI.