TITLE

BEYOND FEAR: Great COMBAT MEMOIRS of the 20th Century

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Military History;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Excerpt
ABSTRACT
Excerpts from war memoirs of the 20th century are presented including the account of the action at Mametz Wood, France from "Memoirs of an Infantry Officer," by Siegfried Sassoon, the trench warfare experienced by Ernst Jünger as a young lieutenant in the 73rd Hanoverian Fusiliers between 1915 and 1916 in his memoirs entitled "Storm of Steel" and an account by U.S. Marine Private Eugene Sledge as a mortar man on their amphibious landing at Peleliu during the 1944-45 Pacific Theater campaigns as found in his book "With the Old Breed."
ACCESSION #
50257408

 

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