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The lives of World War II paratroopers in combat have been told in film and fiction from Saving Private Ryan to Band of Brothers–here are the dramatic and compelling true stories of these heroes--paratroopers of H Company, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment--as told by the most highly decorated soldier of the 82d Airborne Division.
"Strongly put and unsentimental, this memoir is a must for the World War II collection."—Booklist (American Library Association)
"Foregoing the romanticized hero-worship of some wartime accounts, Megellas recalls his two years of duty in the 20th century's deadliest war with admirable restraint."--Publishers Weekly