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Bloody Bush

(The Sergeant #3)

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The brainchild of Amazon Kindle bestselling western writers Mike Stotter and Ben Bridges, PICCADILLY PUBLISHING is dedicated to issuing classic fiction from Yesterday and Today!

BLOODY BUSH

Mahoney lay against the bottom of a hedgerow trying to smoke his cigar. He’d ordered a break because his men were exhausted by the tough fighting, but he didn’t feel relaxed lying sti
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Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Published March 29th 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing (first published 1980)
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Edwin
Feb 04, 2021 rated it it was ok
Shelves: military-action
Book 3 in the series continues Sergeant Mahoney’s battle liberating Nazi occupied France in 1944. The Bloody Bush refers to hedgerows, wall-like vegetation very common in the area as it created numerous obstacles from everything from reconnaissance to impeding tank progress. There’s a shitload of endless hedgerows chapter after chapter. All of the action takes place on the front-line where characters are introduced then killed off then new characters are introduced then killed off. This became r ...more
IAN SPEIGHT
Jan 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Often referred to as a trash genius Len Levison in these instalments of the Sergeant series writes under the pseudonym.of Gordon Davis. I think trash is totally inappropriate! however genius is spot on! It's now over 40 years since I read the Sergeant series for the first time & I'm glad to say the intervening years have not taken the love I have for this series of books nor the central character Sergeant Clarence J. "CJ" Mahoney. And ably assisted by Corporal Edward Cranepool.

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Bill Riggs
May 17, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This series just keeps getting better - the writing, the action and the characters. I love how real historical battles are presented through the eyes of the fictional characters. In this entry Mahoney and Cranepool find themselves in the middle of the battle of the Hedgerows in an effort to retake the French town of Saint Lo. The fighting is fast, ugly and brutal as they deal with German panzers, hand-to-hand bayonets, and being bombed by their own air support.
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AKA John Mackie, J. Farragut Jones, Nicholas Brady and Gordon Davis; also has ghost written as Clay Dawson.

Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Len Levinson served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 1954-1957, and graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Social Science. He relocated to NYC that year and worked as an advertising copywriter and public relations executive before becomi
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