The American GI in Europe in World War II

The American GI in Europe in World War II

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This prequel to The American GI in Europe in World War II: D-Day: Storming Ashore (978-0-8117-0454-0) details American involvement in World War II from Pearl Harbor to the preparations for D-Day, June 6, 1944. Weaving together veterans' testimonies, the Kaufmanns capture the complete experience of the individual soldier from stateside training to overseas combat. This volume covers not only recruiting and training, but also combat in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, the Battle of the Atlantic, and the air war over Europe.When the war began, 1, 023 recruits went into training under the supervision and instruction of a shipa#39;s company of234 men. ... and instruct them in the following: basics of the Infantry Manual, government insurance, ordnance safety and firing a rifle, rudimentary skills ... Early in 1940, the quota of recruits was reduced to 600 a month, which eased the situation. ... Among the training aids in use was the Mark 1 Trainer (Polaroid) for machine-gun practice, which simulated very realisticallyanbsp;...

Title:The American GI in Europe in World War II
Author: J. E. Kaufmann, H. W. Kaufmann
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 2014-05-14

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