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... Medal of Honor. ForfouryearsI twistedandturnedthroughthelabyrinthofthe
military establishment without ever arriving at the zenith of my search, which was
tofind a way to engage the enemy and through
Although the world seethed with military activity, our country was not at war with
anyone, life was good (as compared with the dreadful years of the Depression,
which was just tapering off), and President Roosevelt himself had assured us, ...
But Lindbergh had gone to Germany as a guest of the Hitler government, he had
personally observed the military machines and soldiersoftheReich,
andhewasnowcarryingthewordtotheAmer- ican people that the Nazis were
invincible, that their ...
As a boy I had never had any soldier fantasies, not even cowboy-Indian fantasies
, and as an adult I was decidedly not the military type. In fact, I was a pacifist. In
the thirties, people openly and forcefully identified their beliefs:agnostic, atheist, ...
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THE DAY I FIRED ALAN LADD: and Other World War II AdventuresUser Review - Kirkus
Whimsical, at times poignant memoir of the WWII.Hotchner (Louisiana Purchase, 1996, etc.) provides an example of an all but vanished "laughter-in-uniform" genre that grew from America's last widely ... Read full review
The day I fired Alan Ladd and other World War II adventuresUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
World War II created many heroes who have been the subjects of popular biographies and memoirs. But for every hero, there were hundreds who performed their patriotic duty in anonymity. Author and ... Read full review