Kilroy Was There: A Gi's War in Photographs

Kilroy Was There: A Gi's War in Photographs

by Tony Hillerman
     
 

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When I saw Frank Kessler’s collection of photographs I was struck by how different they were from the movie-camera views I see on television. No public relations pictures here, intended to glorify battle and rally support. These were up-close snapshots of the dirty, damp, and disheveled men in the rifle companies and tank units. It was the war as they endured it… See more details below

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When I saw Frank Kessler’s collection of photographs I was struck by how different they were from the movie-camera views I see on television. No public relations pictures here, intended to glorify battle and rally support. These were up-close snapshots of the dirty, damp, and disheveled men in the rifle companies and tank units. It was the war as they endured it, as they struggled through it from the beaches of France to the streets of Berlin until they finally won it. —Tony Hillerman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612774046
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
05/17/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
577,375
File size:
23 MB
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Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date of Birth:
May 27, 1925
Date of Death:
October 26, 2008
Place of Birth:
Sacred Heart, Oklahoma
Place of Death:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Education:
B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1946; M.A., University of New Mexico, 1966
Website:
http://tonyhillermanbooks.com

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