Closing with the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945

Closing with the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945

by Michael D. Doubler, Mel Foster
     
 

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Closing with the Enemy reveals that, contrary to the popular view that U.S. troops prevailed in Europe during World War II simply because of a preponderance of material resources, American GIs actually learned, adapted, and innovated their way to victory.

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Closing with the Enemy reveals that, contrary to the popular view that U.S. troops prevailed in Europe during World War II simply because of a preponderance of material resources, American GIs actually learned, adapted, and innovated their way to victory.

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"This important book is a watershed in critical thinking.... Fluently written and beautifully detailed, it is essential for a complete understanding of American operations in World War II. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries." —Library Journal Starred Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400119493
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Edition description:
Unabridged 12 CDs, 15 hrs
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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"This important book is a watershed in critical thinking.... Fluently written and beautifully detailed, it is essential for a complete understanding of American operations in World War II. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries." —-Library Journal Starred Review

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Foster received an MA in Theater from the University of Michigan.

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