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Shifty's war : the authorized biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the legendary sharpshooter from the Band of Brothers

Author: Marcus Brotherton
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The memoir of a sharpshooter and respected Band of Brothers soldier describes his childhood in Clinchco, Virginia, where he trained his rifle shooting skills and his transition to the blood-filled battles of World War II in France and Germany.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Shifty Powers; Shifty Powers; Shifty Powers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Brotherton
ISBN: 9780425240977 0425240975
OCLC Number: 679930971
Description: xvi, 285 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: General Taylor's lottery --
No ordinary country --
The fun and the fear --
Bulletproof --
Faces set like flint --
The things I had no words for --
Orders --
A blur of battles --
Craziness --
Only safe under the earth --
Foy --
Maybe we'll actually live --
At war's end --
The difference at home --
How a man wrestles with war --
The Band of Brothers --
The last garden --
Epilogue --
Chart: Understanding Shifty's placement.
Responsibility: Marcus Brotherton.

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The memoir of a sharpshooter and respected Band of Brothers soldier describes his childhood in Clinchco, Virginia, where he trained his rifle shooting skills and his transition to the blood-filled battles of World War II in France and Germany.

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