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Thunderbolt Across Europe History of the 83d Infantry Division 1942-1945.

Hayhow, Ernie, & Philos Major C. D.

Published by Munich: Bruckmann, 1945., E-15, 1945
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover. 4to. 83rd Division I & E Section. 1946. 119 pgs. Maps. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. First Edition/First Printing. DJ has chipping, shelf-wear and rubbing present to the DJ especially around the extremities. Bound in paper-covered boards. Boards have shelf-wear present (bumping and tears present to spine and corners). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Objectives for which we fought: "To reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in equal rights, of men and women and of nations large and small." They are simply words. It is with that same cincere cimplicity that the men and officers of this division dedicated themselves to the task of defeating Hitler's war machine. This history is not, therefore, a proper forum in which to speak of glamour; it was a most serious matter for us all. The objectives gained and the victories won in the campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland, the Ardennes and Central Europe did not come easily. The work required was grim, dirty and deadly, but the task was completed through the courageous, self-sacraficing acts of the men whose splendid achievements are recorded within these pages. We mourn our dead. We extend our hearfelt sympathy to those who must go through life with the handicap of battle injuries. We charge those who have survived with the resolution to apply themselves to their future roles with the same high unselfish noblility of purpose that they have shown in combat. For myself, I am deeply thankful to have commanded such valiant men. ~Robt. C. Macon Major General, U. S. Army Commanding. E-15; 10.70 X 7.90 X 0.60 inches; 119 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 46691

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Title: Thunderbolt Across Europe History of the 83d...

Publisher: Munich: Bruckmann, 1945., E-15

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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