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The GI"s war

the story of American soldiers in Europe in World War II

by Edwin Palmer Hoyt

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Africa, North.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdwin P. Hoyt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756.3 .H68 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 620 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages620
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2399789M
      ISBN 100070306273
      LC Control Number87029868

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Closing With the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, (Modern War Studies) by Michael D. Doubler (Author)Reviews: This book explores the culture clash that occurred during the Cold War in the 's when American GIs were first stationed in large numbers in the towns of Baumholder and Kaiserslautern in the rural Rhineland-Palatinate state of Germany, between the Rhine and Mosel by: Quite a specialized book, this is probably a necessary volume for anyone who wants to understand the battles of World War II, since its subtitle is "How GIs Fought the War in Europe, " Researched and documented, its good for scholars and for the student of the period.

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