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Ʊ my Hardcover 臾 The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon  ხ ePUB Author Alex Kershaw ᅎ Ʊ my Hardcover 臾 The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon ხ ePUB Author Alex Kershaw ᅎ The author of The Bedford Boys BKL My 1 03 limns another group portrait of a band of similar World War II soldiers, this time the intelligence and reconnaissance platoon of the 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division That green division came squarely in the path of the Wehrmacht during the Battle of the Bulge, and that platoon was one of many small units that fought tenaciously to the bitter end The whole platoon was captured, but only after they had held a crucial road junction long enough to seriously delay Joachim Pieper s SS battle group More miraculously, all those captured, even the grievously wounded, survived the war indeed, most were alive to receive decorations in 1980 The narrative moves from the GIs combat experience at the Bulge to their POW experience until the closing days of the war, and Kershaw handles both combat and internment skillfully and respectfully A good read for observing the sixtieth anniversary of the Bulge Roland Green Copyright American Library Association All rights reservedThis book is a must read for anyone who wants a renewed sense of patriotism.Roanoke TimesKershaw is a fantastic storyteller and excels at describing small unit action Anyone who enjoyed The Bedford Boys would like this book.Army MagazineAmerica s enemies would do well not to underestimate this platoon s sense of courage3 and duty.Wall Street JournalGripping and unsentimentalShows that valor comes in many forms.New York SunKershaw handles both combat and internment skillfully and respectfully A good read for observing the 60th anniversary of the Bulge.BooklistKershaw has written a concise and winning account, one based largely on interviews with the platoon members He vividly depicts the battlefield heroism and subsequent survival of these valiant American troops Those interested in military history will find much here that is pleasing and heretofore uncelebrated.San Francisco ChronicleA gripping, true life saga.Midwest Book ReviewKershawonce again has succeeded in producing a fascinating, little known story Amazing.Topeka Capital JournalKershaw skillfully tells the vivid and inspiring story.Military Officer MagazineThis is a well written book detailing the individual exploits of both American and German combatants I required a second reading to better grasp the details of the individual experiences I think that perhaps a third or fourth reading will be necessary to fully appreciate the impact of this incredible true story.Curled Up With a Good Book The Longest Winter Wikipedia The Battle of the Bulge and Epic Story World War II s Most Decorated Platoon is a non fiction book written by Alex Kershaw published in Da Capo Press It became New 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    • The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon
    • 4.2
    • 422
    • Hardcover
    • 376 pages
    • 0306815966
    • Alex Kershaw
    • English
    • 10 February 2016

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