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VOLUME II of a Trilogy of the American Combat Experience in World War II

The Greatest War: D-Day And The Assault On Europe - Gerald Astor

This book - Volume II in a trilogy of eyewitness accounts of the American combat experience in the Second World War - is replete with eyewitness accounts of soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen who fought in Sicily, Italy, the campaigns in the Southwest and Central Pacific during 1943-44, the China-Burma-India Theater, the air war over Festung Europa and the Pacific, Operation Overlord, the Battle of Normandy, and in the invasion of Southern France in August 1944. Gerald Astor, himself a Second World War veteran (U.S. Army) has done a fine job of letting the veterans speak for themselves.

Anyone who reads "THE GREATEST WAR: D-Day and the Assault on Europe" cannot help but be deeply moved by these unflinchingly honest accounts and thankful for the sacrifices the Second World War generation made to secure a better world for us all, irrespective of creed, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, political or religious affiliation.