The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760332092
Publisher: Zenith Press
Publication date: 09/10/2009
Edition description: First
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.76(w) x 8.78(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

D. M. Giangreco served as an editor at Military Review, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, for twenty years and has lectured widely on national security matters. An award-winning author of nine books on military and sociopolitical subjects, he has also written extensively for various national and international publications and news agencies. Giangreco's work has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Russian (pirated), Japanese, and Chinese. His most recent books are Dear Harry on the correspondence of "everyday Americans" with the Truman White House (2000), Artillery in Korea: Massing Fires and Reinventing the Wheel (2003), Eyewitness D-Day (2004), and Eyewitness Vietnam (2006).Alonzo L. Hamby, Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio University, is the author, among other works, of Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman.

Alonzo L. Hamby, Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio University, is the author, among other works, of Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman.

Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword by Alonzo L. Hamby
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Life of Napoleon
2. Corporal Harry S. Truman
3. Camp Doniphan
4. “No Trifling Test of Patriotism”
5. Jacobson & Trumanheimer
6. “Wondering if We’d Be Heroes or Corpses”
7. “Dizzy D”
8. “Un Secteur Tranquil”
9. Code Name “Chicago”
10. First Blood
11. 125 Miles of Mud and Rain
12. The Meuse-Argonne
13. “Go to Hell . . . But I’ll Try!”
14. Scratch Two Boche Batteries
15. Counterattack at Exermont
16. “Frenchmen Buried in My Front Yard and Huns in the Back”
17. “It’s Over, Over There”
18. “Full and Immediate Separation”
Notes
Index

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