The purple testament; preface by John Dos Passos, illustrations by Leonard Pearl and Leonard Sansone.
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
xxx, 322 pages illustrations
"The fifty-three disabled veterans [who authored this book] ... had been born and reared in thirty states; they ranged in age from nineteen to forty-five; they had served as bombardiers, pilots, turret gunners, anti-tank gunners, tank gunners, infantrymen, Marine raiders, pharmacist mates, paratroopers, medics, engineers. They had fought at Dieppe, Casablanca, El Guettar, Kasserine Pass, Salerno, Anzio, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, the Ardennes, Luzon"--Introduction.
Preface : man in our time -- Home town and home folks -- Rookie days -- Chuckles and belly laughs -- Strange shores and tense moments -- When time stood still -- Flotsom of dawn and darkness -- My number comes up -- Death has many faces -- What, then, is love but magic? -- Winning our way back -- Speaking our minds -- Washington days : long thoughts and slow thoughts.
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|WorldCat Identities||Wolfe, Don Marion, 1902-
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