Accession Number : ADA319057

Title :   Normandy to the Bulge. An American Infantry GI in Europe During World War II,

Corporate Author : SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV AT CARBONDALE

Personal Author(s) : Courtney, Richard D.

Report Date : 07 DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 206

Abstract : This volume is a firsthand account of small-unit combat in America's biggest war. It is based on the original diary of then-Pfc. Richard D. Courtney. It traces in vivid language and detail the advance of United States Army forces, specifically the 26th Infantry Division, from its arrival in Cherbourg through its push to the Rhine and on to the German surrender. The men of the 104th Infantry Regiment of the 26th Infantry Division, in which Courtney was a soldier, are remembered and their deeds brought back to life while focusing on the largest land battle of World War II's western front, the Battle of the Bulge.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *ARMY PERSONNEL, *BIOGRAPHIES, EUROPE, LAND WARFARE, INFANTRY PERSONNEL, DIVISION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Humanities and History
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE