A Dogface's War: A Paratrooper's Story of WWII in the Philippines

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In 1943 with World War II in full swing, 18 year-old Ed Hogan volunteered for the U.S. Army qualifying for an elite paratrooper division. A Dogface's War recollects his memorable journey from his hometown of Detroit, Michigan through several U.S. Army bases before embarking on a lengthy Pacific crossing to join the battle for the Philippines.Hogan recounts the fear and exhilaration of paratrooper jump school. He tells of the grueling conditions experienced in the summer heat of Georgia and North Carolina during training and the awe in which he first viewed the Rocky Mountains by train.In May 1944, the author sailed from San Francisco landing in New Guinea 20 days later. After six months of training, U.S. Army forces invaded Leyte Island in the Philippines. In November 1944, Hogan's unit-H Company, 3rd Battalion of the 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment-received its orders to report for combat.A Dogface's War recounts the extreme highs and lows experienced by a young soldier fighting in war that would forever change its participants and the world. Hogan is one of thousands who fought in the greatest battle of the century and would be forever changed because of it.

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Edward Hogan was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1924, third oldest of ten children. At age 18, he volunteered for the U. S. Army, qualifying as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division. He and his wife, Mary Eileen, raised seven children and currently enjoy retirement in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

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