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Guard Wars [electronic resource]: The 28th Infantry Division in World War II

Michael E. Weaver
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9780253355218 (cloth : alk. paper), 0253355214 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : background and issues
  • Relations with the army and state identity
  • Readiness and training, 1939-1941
  • Peacetime maneuvers, 1939-1941
  • The Pennsylvania National Guard and American society
  • Social class, recruiting, and ideology
  • The October purge
  • Stateside training, 1942-1943
  • Training in Wales, 1943-1944
  • From Normandy to the West Wall
  • Battle of the Hürtgen Forest : a leadership failure
  • Battle of the Bulge : stubbornness and flexibility
  • Winter battles
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: The execution of Private Slovik
  • Appendix 2: The reestablishment of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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