On December 7, 1941, Glenn W. Fisher was a high school boy working in a drugstore three blocks from Mark Twain's boyhood home. This book describes his journey to and from a muddy German beet field where green American troops with inoperable rifles attacked one of Hitler's best SS Panzer Divisions. Along the way the author visited five countries, received a year of engineering training, had his first romance, and lost the sight of one eye in a training accident.
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This is an engaging, true story of a young man coming of age during World War II. Glenn Fisher not only honestly shares his own experience, but that of a number of Americans both civilian and military during the 1940s. It is no wonder that the war changed American society in ways no one could have predicted. People were compelled to travel, to mix with people they never would otherwise have met, to take on roles they would never have considered except for the war. Their personal accomplishments and tragedies exposed America¿s young adults to entirely new ways of thinking about themselves and the world. This book is for anyone interested in history or American culture. It¿s like opening a time capsule of the war years in America.