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In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers

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Larry Alexander has been a journalist and columnist for the Intelligencer Journal newspaper in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for more t... Lire la suite
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Larry Alexander has been a journalist and columnist for the Intelligencer Journal newspaper in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for more than a decade, winning numerous awards for excellence in journalism. He grew up on the same street in the same town as Major Dick Winters, three decades later.

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A tribute to World War II heroism from the national bestselling author of "Biggest Brother."
The paratroopers of Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division, have come to symbolize the incredible bravery and heroism shown by the greatest generation in World War II. on the eve of the 65th anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe, author Larry Alexander crosses an ocean and a continent to discover just what made the Band of Brothers special. Accompanied by his friend Forrest Guth, an easy Company veteran on his final tour in Europe, Alexander explores the living history of the places where American soldiers went into action, and reveals what makes this story so meaningful for us today. Part travelogue, part historical perspective, "In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers" is an unforgettable memorial to the men who fell in action, and a tribute to the veterans who are still with us.



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A tribute to World War II heroism from the national bestselling author of Biggest Brother.

The paratroopers of Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division, have come to symbolize the incredible bravery and heroism shown by the greatest generation in World War II. on the eve of the 65th anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe, author Larry Alexander crosses an ocean and a continent to discover just what made the Band of Brothers special. Accompanied by his friend Forrest Guth, an easy Company veteran on his final tour in Europe, Alexander explores the living history of the places where American soldiers went into action, and reveals what makes this story so meaningful for us today. Part travelogue, part historical perspective, In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers is an unforgettable memorial to the men who fell in action, and a tribute to the veterans who are still with us.

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Titre: In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers
Sous-titre: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sgt. Forrest Guth
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Code EAN: 9780451233158
ISBN: 978-0-451-23315-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 336
Poids: 354g
Taille: H230mm x B154mm x T25mm
Année: 2011