By Dr. Douglas M. Baker,DG G
War, Wine and Valour is the real account of a number of youngsters, just about all of them instantly out of highschool, stuck up within the wave of patriotism that ran counter to the rantings and techniques of Adolf Hitler. now not as merciless and hopeless as Erich Remarque's "All Quiet at the Western Front", which came about within the region of some trenches, this e-book displays with an analogous depth the unfold of the 20 th Century horror named global conflict Two.
The narrative is as real because the ongoing struggle diaries of the author's own reports which thread the tale via its six lengthy years. the lads grew into males more often than not within the face of diabolical threats and acts of infamy which have been referred to as Nazism.
The writer was once wounded on 3 separate events, two times dangerously, to begin with in infantry within the battles of Gazala and El Alamein and thereafter in tanks in Italy resulting in the seize of Florence. On one social gathering he absconded from clinic in bandages and back to his regiment to struggle together with his comrades again.
The e-book is a research within the psychology of guys at bay faced again and again with bombardment, direct assault by way of Stukas and different Nazi terror, and replying with bayonet fees, struggling with patrols at evening, counter-attacks less than creeping barrages and shut wrestle in tank battles. various residing characters from the ranks hold the tale with freshness and speed, humour and vibrant imagery.
The author's struggle diaries have supplied settings with actual richness of element from the wilds of significant Abyssinia to the mid-winter of 1944/5 within the Italian Apennines.
Gripping occasions, picture photos, extraordinary maps and amazing detail!
522 pages with 33 maps and fifty two pictures
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