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Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II

Author: Ronald J Drez
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the recollections of twelve men, an oral history of the Second World War provides a soldier's view of combat in both the European and Pacific theaters, from the D-Day invasion at Normandy to being bombed by Japanese pilots over Midway.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Drez, Ronald J., 1940-
Twenty-five yards of war.
New York : Hyperion, ©2001
(OCoLC)606657756
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Drez
ISBN: 0786867833 9780786867837 0786886684 9780786886685
OCLC Number: 47045079
Description: xxii, 296 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Halsey Doolittle raid, April 18, 1942 : Sgt. Robert C. Bourgeois --
The Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942 : Ensigns George Gay and Albert Earnest --
Tonolei Harbor and Kahili, October 16-17, 1943 : Lt. Jack Bolt, USMC --
Betio, Tarawa Atoll, November 21, 1943 : Pvt. James Russell, U.S.M.C. --
The invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944 : Pvt. Kenneth Russell, 1st Sgt. Leonard Lomell --
The Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 19-20, 1944 : Lt. (j.g.) Arthur Abramson, U.S.N. --
The Battle of the Bulge, Lanzerath, Belgium, December 16, 1944 : 1st Lt. Lyle Bouck --
Namkwan Harbor, China, January 23, 1945 : Dr. Eugene B. Fluckey U.S.N. --
Death Valley, Iwo Jima, February 25, 1945 : PFC Jay Rebstock, U.S.M.C. --
The sinking of USS Indianapolis, July 30, 1945 : Seaman 2/c Harold Eck.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Drez.
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Drawing on the recollections of twelve men, an oral history of the Second World War provides a soldier's view of combat in both the European and Pacific theaters, from the D-Day invasion at Normandy to being bombed by Japanese pilots over Midway.

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