Grand Salute: Stories of the World War II Generation

Grand Salute: Stories of the World War II Generation

by Richard Robbins


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Grand Salute captures the kaleidoscope of World War II America and its surprising aftermath.
A masterpiece of local history, Grand Salute ranges from the hometown roots of America's "first soldier" to the inspiring women volunteers of the Connellsville Canteen and the astonishing escape of a young girl from Nazi-occupied Europe and her new life in the United States.
Presenting the men and women who won World War II in all their complexity and glory, Grand Salute pays tribute to a generation that changed the course of history as well as themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479298457
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/17/2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Richard Robbins has been writing professionally since 1970. His work has appeared in Focus Magazine, Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine and The Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal, among other publications. A veteran newspaperman, he has written extensively about politics and social issues.

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