... ruins and twenty-four hundred of our people dead plus the fact that Hitler was ravaging Europe, the desire for patriotic retribution was real.
So despite the fact that the Nazis had already conquered Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Belgium, and that only a few ...
But the underlying fact was that I had been born and raised in a rare period of total global peace. During the twenties and thirties not a single military ...
In actual fact I had no clients of my own. As low man on the Taylor, Mayer, Shifrin & Willer totem pole, my functions consisted of performing the flunky ...
In fact, I was a pacifist. In the thirties, people openly and forcefully identified their beliefs:agnostic, atheist, isolationist, freethinker, pacifist.
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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