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Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy since 1938
Title:Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy since 1938
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Category:History, Non fiction, Politics, American history
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No description available, As good a rifle company as any Easy Company th Airborne Division US Army kept getting tough assignments responsible for everything from parachuting into France early DDay morning to the capture of Hitler s Eagle s Nest at Berchtesgaden In Band of Brothers Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought went hungry froze amp died a company that took casualties amp considered the Purple Heart a badge of office Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers journals amp letters Stephen Ambrose recounts the stories often in the men s own words of these American heroes br Foreword br We wanted those wings Camp Toccoa br Stand up amp hook up Benning Mackall Bragg Shanks br Duties of the latrine orderly Aldbourne br Look out Hitler Here we come Slapton Sands Uppottery br Follow me Normandy br Move out Carentan br Healing wounds amp scrubbed missions Aldbourne br Hell s highway Holland br Island Holland br Resting recovering amp refitting Mourmelon le Grand br They got us surrounded the poor bastards Bastogne br Breaking point Bastogne br Attack Noville br Patrol Haguenau br Best feeling in the world Mourmelon br Getting to know the enemy Germany br Drinking Hitler s champagne Berchtesgaden br Soldier s dream life Austria br Postwar careers br Acknowledgments amp Sources br Index, From America s preeminent military historian Stephen E Ambrose comes the definitive telling of the war in Europe from D Day June to the end eleven months later on May br br This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed books about that conflict most particularly from the definitive and comprehensive i D Day i and i Citizen Soldiers i about which the great Civil War historian James McPherson wrote If there is a better book about the experience of GIs who fought in Europe during World War II I have not read it i Citizen Soldiers i captures the fear and exhilaration of combat the hunger and cold and filth of the foxholes the small intense world of the individual rifleman as well as the big picture of the European theater in a manner that grips the reader and will not let him go No one who has not been there can understand what combat is like but Stephen Ambrose brings us closer to an understanding than any other historian has done br br i The Victors i also includes stories of individual battles raids acts of courage and suffering from i Pegasus Bridge i an account of the first engagement of D Day when a detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion and from i Band of Brothers i an account of an American rifle company from the th Parachute Infantry Regiment who fought died and conquered from Utah Beach through the Bulge and on to Hitter s Eagle s Nest in Germany br br Stephen Ambrose is also the author of i Eisenhower i the greatest work on Dwight Eisenhower and one of the editors of the Supreme Allied Commander s papers He describes the momentous decisions about how and where the war was fought and about the strategies and conduct of the generals and officers who led the invasion and the bloody drive across Europe to Berlin br br But as always with Stephen E Ambrose it is the ranks the ordinary boys and men who command his attention and his awe i The Victors i tells their stories how citizens became soldiers in the best army in the world Ambrose draws on thousands of interviews and oral histories from government and private archives from the high command Eisenhower Bradley Patton on down through officers and enlisted men to re create the last year of the Second World War when the Allied soldiers pushed the Germans out of France chased them across Germany and destroyed the Nazi regime, From Stephen E Ambrose bestselling author of i Band of Brothers i and i D Day i the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U S army in northwest Europe from the day after D Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II br br In this riveting account historian Stephen E Ambrose continues where he left off in his bestseller i D Day i i Citizen Soldiers i opens at hours June on the Normandy beaches and ends at hours May with the allied victory It is biography of the US Army in the European Theater of Operations and Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble brutal and tragic war From the high command down to the ordinary soldier Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews to re create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy From the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany Ambrose tells the real story of World War II from the perspective of the men and women who fought it