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G Company's War: Two Personal Accounts of the Campaigns in Europe, 1944-45

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"G Company's War" is the story of a World War II rifle company in Patton's Third Army as detailed in the journals of S/Sgt. Bruce Egger and Lt. Lee M. Otts, both of G Company, 328th Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. What distinguishes it from other accounts of combat in World War II is its parallel day-by-day records of the same events as seen by two men in the same company, one an enlisted man, the other an officer. These are the voices of ordinary GIs, the men who did the fighting, not the generals who viewed events from a distance.;The two authors came from different parts of the country - Egger from the mountains of central Idaho, and Otts from a small town in the Alabama Black Belt. They did not know each other during the war, yet a remarkable similarity exists between their individual recollections of G Company's war, even down to the smallest detail. The juxtaposition of their accounts provides fascinating insights into how these two distinctly different personalities responded to the same experiences.

This hardback book is in very good condition and complete with original dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Bruce E. Egger, Lee MacMillan Otts
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0817305661
ISBN-13:
9780817305666
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Title:
G Company's War: Two Personal Accounts of the Campaigns in Europe, 1944-45

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"G Company's War" is the story of a World War II rifle company in Patton's Third Army as detailed in the journals of S/Sgt. Bruce Egger and Lt. Lee M. Otts, both of G Company, 328th Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. What distinguishes it from other accounts of combat in World War II is its parallel day-by-day records of the same events as seen by two men in the same company, one an enlisted man, the other an officer. These are the voices of ordinary GIs, the men who did the fighting, not the generals who viewed events from a distance.;The two authors came from different parts of the country - Egger from the mountains of central Idaho, and Otts from a small town in the Alabama Black Belt. They did not know each other during the war, yet a remarkable similarity exists between their individual recollections of G Company's war, even down to the smallest detail. The juxtaposition of their accounts provides fascinating insights into how these two distinctly different personalities responded to the same experiences.

This hardback book is in very good condition and complete with original dust jacket.

Author(s):
Bruce E. Egger, Lee MacMillan Otts
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0817305661
ISBN-13:
9780817305666
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Title:
G Company's War: Two Personal Accounts of the Campaigns in Europe, 1944-45

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