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Darkness visible : memoir of a World War II combat photographer

Author: Charles Eugene Sumners; Ann Sumners
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Eugene Sumners was a still photographer in the 166th Signal Photo Company, and in "Darkness Visible" he offers his World War II memories, some sad, some happy, many horrendous and all life-changing.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sumners, Charles Eugene.
Darkness visible.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002
(OCoLC)606863965
Named Person: Charles Eugene Sumners; Charles Eugene Sumners
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Eugene Sumners; Ann Sumners
ISBN: 0786412186 9780786412181
OCLC Number: 49743403
Notes: Includes index.
LC copy signed by the author.
Description: xii, 188 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 26 cm
Contents: Camp Crowder --
Maneuvers --
Shipping Overseas --
Ireland --
England --
War Is Evil --
Photographers --
St. Lo --
Nehou --
St. Malo --
Avranches --
Paris --
Reims --
Nancy, France--The Big Gun --
Cheligny --
Fort Driant --
Belgium and "The Bulge" --
Saar-Moselle Triangle --
Refugees --
Hitler Youth --
Patton at the Rhine --
Tanks --
Engineers --
Conflicts in Germany --
Germany with the Sixth Armored Division --
Labor Camps, POWs and Grave Registration --
Close Calls --
Souvenirs --
War Ends in Europe --
Memory Bank Stories --
Wild Bad Kreuth --
Going Home and Aftermath --
Reunions --
Russ Meyer --
Back to Europe.
Responsibility: Charles Eugene Sumners ; edited by Ann Sumners.
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