Omaha Beach and beyond: the long march of Sergeant Bob Slaughter

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"Slaughter vividly conveys the reality of combat during World War II in his book with sweeping passages that literally place his reader on the battlefield beside him." Belvoir Eagle Before D-Day, regular army soldiers called the National Guardsmen of Virginias 116th Infantry Regiment "Home Nannies," "Weekend Warriors," and worse. On June 6, 1944, on Omaha Beach, however, these proud Virginians who carried the legacy of the famed Stonewall Brigade showed the regular army and the world what true valor really was. In this moving World War II memoir, the author captures the day-to-day comings and goings of GI Joe from pre--World War II National Guard days through induction, training, deployment overseas, and more training. All leads up to D-Day and Normandy on June 6, 1944, when Sergeant Bob Slaughter came across Omaha Beach with Company D of the 116th Infantry. This was the beginning of his long march to final victory in Europe, a march that would take him and his fellow soldiers of Company D, at least those who survived, to Holland, the Bulge, and on into Germany itself.
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ils:CARL0000609046 Book Books English Zenith Press, 2007. 288, [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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subject_facet Normandy (France) -- History, Military. -- 20th century
Slaughter, John Robert, -- 1925-
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography
United States. -- Army -- Biography
United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Regiment, 116th
Veterans -- Virginia -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
title_display Omaha Beach and beyond : the long march of Sergeant Bob Slaughter
title_full Omaha Beach and beyond : the long march of Sergeant Bob Slaughter / John Robert Slaughter
title_short Omaha Beach and beyond :
title_sub the long march of Sergeant Bob Slaughter
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History, Military
Slaughter, John Robert
World War, 1939-1945