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Left for Dead at Nijmegen: The True Story of an American Paratrooper in World War II

Left for Dead at Nijmegen: The True Story of an American Paratrooper in World War II

by Marcus A. Nannini

Hardcover

$32.95
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on February 19, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612006963
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Publication date: 02/19/2019
Sales rank: 205,247
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Marcus Nannini was a reporter during his undergraduate years and worked as a research assistant for journalism professor and published author Richard Stocks Carlson. Nannini is a history buff with a particular interest in WWII. He has researched the background of this story and carried out many interviews over several years with Gene Metcalfe, the subject of this book. Nannini has also written a highly praised work of historical fiction, about a crew member of a Japanese midget submarine in the aftermath of Pearl Harbour, Chameleons: An Untold World War II Story (2017).

Table of Contents

1. Homework
2. Camp Grant
3. Camp Toccoa
4. Fort McClellan and Buffalo, N.Y.
5. Fort Benning/Camp Mackall
6. On the move, at last
7. Nottingham, England
8. Market Garden
9. Left for dead at Nijmegen
10. "Herr Reichsfuhrer"
11. Lent, Holland
12. Stalag XXII-A
13. Five days in hell
14. Stalag VII-A
15. Hans Schwaniger
16. Escape
17. Recapture
18. Stalag VII-A, Again!
19. Liberation
20. Paris via Munich
21. Home at last
22. Post War
23. Looking Back in Sketches