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In the footsteps of the Band of Brothers : a return to Easy Company's battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth

by Alexander, Larry, 1951-

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Call number: 940.541 Al

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The journey begins : Toccoa and Currahee -- "A nice, quiet little town" : Aldbourne, Wiltshire -- Littlecote and lardy cakes : final preparations -- "We were all scared to death" : D-Day -- " ... an absolute minefield of varying accounts" : the assault at Brecourt Manor -- "The Americans have done everything for us here" : Utah Beach to Carentan -- "The situation is normal. We're surrounded" : Operation Market Garden -- The stuff of legends : the island -- "Nuts!" : Bastogne -- "Hell, all of us wanted to quit" : Foy to Rachamps -- A personal pilgrimage : the story of another Easy Company -- Haguenau : setting the record straight -- Epilogue: their echo will never fade -- A tribute : Forrest "Goody" Guth, 1921-2009.

Part travelogue, part historical perspective, this work is an inspiring walk through World War II history from the national bestselling author of "Biggest Brother."

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Wonderful

This is a great book on WWII.

A good companion piece to "Band of Brothers."

A good addition to the growing literature on WWII US paratroopers and especially the story of E Company, 2d Battalion, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division, made famous by Stephen Ambrose' "Band of Brothers."

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