Company Commander: The Classic Infantry Memoir of World War II available in Paperback
As a newly commisioned Captain of a veteran Army regiment, MacDonald's first combat was war at its most hellishthe Battle of the Bulge. In this plain-spoken but eloquent narrative, we live each minute at MacDonald's side, sharing in all of combat's misery, terror, and drama. How this green commander gains his men's loyalty in the snows of war-torn Europe is one of the great, true, unforgettable war stories of all time.
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About the Author
The late Charles B. MacDonald also wrote A Time for Trumpets and other books. After the war (in which he was awarded the Purple Heart and the the Silver Star) he became and official Army Historian, retiring as Deputy Chief Historian in 1979. He died in 1990.
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THE BEST OF ITS KIND OF INFANTRY COMMAND
Company Commander is an amazing book. You get insight into World War II like no other book. It gives you the story from the view point of a real soldier not a corespondant.