The book also includes some human interest stories such as visiting a nun in a convent in Atlanta to celebrating Christmas with a family in a small town in Florida. He also writes about the unique Navajo Code Talkers and the war dogs in the K-9 Corps. It's also about the fabulous songs of the war years, entertainers who provided song and music for the troops and the msterious disappearance of teh band leader, Glenn Miller. The book describes stories about the popular cartoons of Bill Mauldin, the ironic death of Ernie Pyle, the death of FDR, and the flag raisings at Iwo Jima. Lastly, the author describes his journey back home at the end of the war.