Title: The Battle is the Pay-Off
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company, New York
Publication Date: 1943
Book Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very good
Edition: First edition..
Book Type: book
Ralph Ingersoll was a journalist who visited China, Russia, and England in the early days of the war as a correspondent. After Pearl Harbor he enlisted in the US Army. By the time he was shipped to Tunisia he was 42 years old. There, he was attached to an Engineers company that provided support to a Ranger battalion that kicked off the battle of El Guettar. The engagement he describes here took less than a day and involved fewer than 2,000 men (500 Americans against 1,400 Italians). Small chip to the top corner of the spine, a crease to the front of the dust jacket top edges and bottom of the spine are rubbed. No later printings referenced. Size: 5¾" - 8½" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 273154
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