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Left for Dead at Nijmegen: The True Story of an American Paratrooper

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Left for Dead at Nijmegen recalls the larger-than-life experiences of an American paratrooper, Gene Metcalfe, who served in the 101st Airborne during WWII. From his recruitment into the military at Camp Grant to his training with the 501st Paratroop Infantry Regiment at Camp Toccoa, it wasn't until D-Day itself that he first arrived in England to join the 508th PIR. Nannin ...more
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Published February 19th 2019 by Casemate
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Duke Schneider
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I had a friend on fb share a link about this book so I looked it up. Ordered from a site in the UK and it came about a week later. There were times I thought for sure the hero, Gene, would wind up dead. Even though the title tells me there is going to be something bad happening at Nijmegen...a name I was familiar with because i am a fan of the movie A BRIDGE TOO FAR...the Nijmegen event was just the start of a series of absolutely hair raising incidents.
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