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Sergeant Nibley, PhD
     

Sergeant Nibley, PhD

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by Hugh Nibley
 

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Few people knew more about the history of human conflict than Professor Hugh Nibley. But on June 6, 1944, at Utah Beach, he learned more about war than he had gleaned from all the books he'd read combined. General Maxwell Taylor assigned Sergeant Nibley to educate the officers of the 101st Airborne about warfare. But it was the professor himself that received an

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Few people knew more about the history of human conflict than Professor Hugh Nibley. But on June 6, 1944, at Utah Beach, he learned more about war than he had gleaned from all the books he'd read combined. General Maxwell Taylor assigned Sergeant Nibley to educate the officers of the 101st Airborne about warfare. But it was the professor himself that received an education while fighting as a member of the most legendary unit of the United States Army. Most war memoirs come either from the bird's-eye view of the general or from the visceral but limited scope of the common soldier. Because of Nibley's unique situation, this book blends both perspectives. From the narrow view of a sergeant in a foxhole to the broader perspective of an intelligence specialist, his experience offers an intimate, realistic and articulate view of World War II.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609084639
Publisher:
Deseret Book Company
Publication date:
05/04/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
773,748
File size:
10 MB

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Sergeant Nibley, PHD 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This a excellent book to read and understand what is going on in WW11 from American's point of view. Hugh Nibley was a very brilliant man and he was in the beginning of the evasion of Normandy France on 6, 1944. He could help de decipher intelligence and also spoke many languages. He served a mission for his church in Germany back in the 1930"s and other languages too. He received his PHD and taught at a University in southern California before he was called to serve in military and WW11. I recommend the book very much!!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think you willl really like this book.