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Battlefield Chaplains: Catholic Priests in World War II
     

Battlefield Chaplains: Catholic Priests in World War II

by Donald F. Crosby
 

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"Authentic and stirring". -- Martin Blumenson, author of The Patton Papers. "Crosby transports his readers directly to the front. Here is social history combining thumbnail sketches of key battles with powerful portraits of men of the cloth under fire". -- American Historical Review. "Crosby's style is characteristic of the finest examples of America's vast World War

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"Authentic and stirring". -- Martin Blumenson, author of The Patton Papers. "Crosby transports his readers directly to the front. Here is social history combining thumbnail sketches of key battles with powerful portraits of men of the cloth under fire". -- American Historical Review. "Crosby's style is characteristic of the finest examples of America's vast World War II literature". -- Eric Hammel, author of Guadalcanal: Starvation Island. "A powerful story that provides a marvelous passage through the Second World War". -- Parameters.

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American Historical Review
Crosby transports his readers directly to the front. Here is social history combining thumbnail sketches of key battles with powerful portraits of men of the cloth under fire.
Journal of American History
Gracefully, even entertainingly, written, this book gives worthwhile insights into both the work of dedicated chaplains and the daily life of servicemen under fire during World War II.
America
A compelling story of courageous men.
Parameters
A powerful story that provides a marvelous passage through the Second World War.
Booknews
Crosby, a priest at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in San Francisco, He describes the daily life of chaplains, priests, ministers, and rabbis at locations such as the Battle of the Bulge, Normandy, Italy, and Iwo Jima. Include b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700608140
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Series:
Modern War Studies Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,362,301
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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