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Bill Mauldin : a life up front

Author: Todd DePastino
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The definitive biography of the greatest cartoonist of the Greatest Generation. [He] defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his wildly popular cartoon, "Up Front," to the pages of Stars and Stripes.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bill Mauldin; Bill Mauldin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd DePastino
ISBN: 9780393061833 0393061833
OCLC Number: 154706849
Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : "He was our champion" --
1. Roughing it (1921-1940) --
2. Maneuvering (September 1940-June 1943) --
3. Going in : North Africa, Sicily, Italy (June-December 1943) --
4. Doing battle : Naples, Cassino, Anzio (December 1943-June 1944) --
Willie and Joe : a war gallery (1944-1945) --
5. Breaking out : Italy, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany (May 1944-June 1945) --
6. Coming home (June 1945-1949) --
7. Starting over (1950-1963) --
8. Fighting on (1964-2003) --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Permissions --
Index.
Responsibility: Todd DePastino.
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The definitive biography of the greatest cartoonist of the Greatest Generation. [He] defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his wildly popular cartoon, "Up Front," to the pages of Stars and Stripes.--From publisher description.

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