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Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends

Author: Guarnere, William
Heffron, Edward
Post, Robyn

Publisher: Berkley Trade

Format:Softcover

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Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends : William “Wild Bill” Guarnere and Edward “Babe” Heffron were among the first paratroopers of the U.S. Army -- members of an elite unit of the 101st Airborne Division called Easy Company. The crack unit was called upon for every high-risk operation of the war, including D-Day, Operation Market Garden in Holland, the Battle of the Bulge, and the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden. Both men fought side by side -- until Guarnere lost his leg in the Battle of the Bulge and was sent home. Heffron went on to liberate concentration camps and take Hitler's Eagle's Nest hideout. United by their experience, they reconnected at the war's end and have been best friends ever since. Their story is a tribute to the lasting bond forged between comrades in arms -- and to all those who fought for freedom.


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History & Geography   Military

ISBN 13:9780425224366
ISBN 10:0425224368
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:296
Size:9.08" l x 5.94" w x 0.93" h
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