The Greatest War Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Four Incredible War Tales

The Greatest War Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Four Incredible War Tales

by Lamar Underwood
     
 

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The perfect gift for any soldier, veteran, or war buff, The Greatest War Stories Ever Told is a compulsively readable collection of some of the most gripping and illuminating writing ever penned on the subject of war.

With well-known contributions from such literary heavyweights as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and Victor Hugo, and some lesser-known gems

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The perfect gift for any soldier, veteran, or war buff, The Greatest War Stories Ever Told is a compulsively readable collection of some of the most gripping and illuminating writing ever penned on the subject of war.

With well-known contributions from such literary heavyweights as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and Victor Hugo, and some lesser-known gems from W. C. Heinz, S. L. A. Marshall, and Irwin Shaw, the twenty-four stories in this fascinating collection will take you from foxhole to bomber, battlefield to submarine, illustrating in vivid detail the true meaning of uncommon valor, courage, patriotism, and the pursuit of freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592285600
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Greatest Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

LAMAR UNDERWOOD is a former Editor-in-Chief of Sports Afield and Outdoor Life magazines, and is presently Editorial Director of the Outdoor Magazine Group of Harris Publications in New York. He has edited several books for The Lyons Press, including The Quotable Soldier, The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told, and Man Eaters

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