Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the Fall of the Third Reich

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LSU Press, Apr 1, 1994 - History - 262 pages
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User Review  - TCWriter - LibraryThing

I can see why this well-written war memoir was rejected by publishers just after WWII -- Webster is simply too honest about his feelings about the army, the Germans (whom he hates, but whose ... Read full review

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No nonsense and honest account of civilians at war from a very literary person. Webster had studied English Literature at Harvard prior to enlisting in the paratroops and he paints a detailed picture ... Read full review

Contents

The Jump into Normandy
3
The Windmills Were Wonderful
45
Our Home Was Secure
120
Hitlers Champagne
176
After the Fighting
205
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David Kenyon Webster worked as a reporter and writer after the war. He died in a boating accident, in 1961, while shark fishing. Webster is portrayed by the actor Eion Bailey in the HBO miniseries.

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