Twenty-Five Yards of War by Stephen Ambrose
The Extraordinary Courage of Ordinary Men inWorld War II

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These accounts come from low-ranking soldiers rather than from the commanders who sent them into the fray. Featuring pivitol battles such as Midway and Normandy, as well as lesser-known operations that were also essential to victory, here is an extraordinary opportunity for fans of military history to understand what it really means to fightand live througha war.

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Drez has a master's degree in history from the University of New Orleans and is an assistant director and research fellow at the university's Eisenhower Center.
Published November 28, 2001 by Hyperion. 296 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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Drez (Voices of D-Day), a research associate at the Eisenhower Center at the University of New Orleans, interviewed numbers of WWII veterans, and here compiles 10 accounts of a soldier's 25 yards—the length and breadth of the war for him at any given moment.

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