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If You Survive: From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of Worl…



“If you survive your first day, I’ll promote you.”

So promised George Wilson’s World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy — and it was to be a promise dramatically fulfilled. From July, 1944, to the closing days of the war, from the first penetration of the Siegfried Line to the Nazis’ last desperate charge in the Battle of the Bulge, Wilson fought in the thickest of the action, helping take the small towns of northern France and Belgium building by building.

Of all the men…

If You Survive

Author : George Wilson  |  Pub Date : 2010-11-10  |  Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307775252
ISBN 13 : 0307775259

"If you survive your first day, I'll promote you." So promised George Wilson's World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy -- and it was to be a promise dramatical..



If You Survive

Author : George Wilson  |  Pub Date : 2010-11-10  |  Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307775252
ISBN 13 : 0307775259

"If you survive your first day, I'll promote you." So promised George Wilson's World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy -- and it was to be a promise dramatical..



If You Survive

Author : George Wilson  |  Pub Date : 1997-06  |  Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 0449001032
ISBN 13 : 9780449001035

"From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the end of World War II--one American officer's riveting true story."--Cover...



Death Traps

Author : Belton Y. Cooper  |  Pub Date : 2007-12-18  |  Publisher : Presidio Press

ISBN 10 : 0307415007
ISBN 13 : 9780307415004

“Cooper saw more of the war than most junior officers, and he writes about it better than almost anyone. . . . His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life—and of pain, so..



The Liberator

Author : Alex Kershaw  |  Pub Date : 2012-10-30  |  Publisher : Crown

ISBN 10 : 9780307888013
ISBN 13 : 0307888010

The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War. Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberat..




Cutthroats

Author : Robert Dick  |  Pub Date : 2007-12-18  |  Publisher : Presidio Press

ISBN 10 : 9780307414878
ISBN 13 : 0307414876

Soon after we landed it became apparent that there was more than enough artillery here, that the enemy were excellent shots, and that their ammo supply seemed to be endless. With t..



Bomber Pilot

Author : Philip Ardery  |  Pub Date : 2013-07-18  |  Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813143422
ISBN 13 : 081314342X

" Winner of the Best Aeronautical Book Award from the Reserve Officers Association of the United States "The sky was full of dying airplanes" as American Liberator bombers struggle..



The Longest Winter

Author : Alex Kershaw  |  Pub Date : 2007-04-02  |  Publisher : Da Capo Press

ISBN 10 : 9780306815966
ISBN 13 : 0306815966

On the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance platoon attached to the 99th Infantry Division found themselves directly in the path of the..



The Last Battle

Author : Stephen Harding  |  Pub Date : 2013-05-07  |  Publisher : Da Capo Press

ISBN 10 : 9780306822094
ISBN 13 : 0306822091

May 1945. Hitler is dead, and the Third Reich little more than smoking rubble. No GI wants to be the last man killed in action against the Nazis. But for cigar-chewing, rough-talki..



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