Visions From a Foxhole

A Rifleman in Patton's Ghost Corps
Product Number: EB00164276
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307417657
Publisher: Presidio Press
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Description

An absolutely harrowing first-person account of the 94th Infantry Division's bold campaign to break through Hitler's "impregnable" Siegfried line at the end of World War II Eighteen-year-old William Foley was afraid the war would be over before he got there, but the rifleman was sent straight to the front lines, arriving January 25, 1945-just in time to join the 94th Infantry Division poised at Hitler's legendary West Wall. By the time Foley finally managed to grab a few hours sleep three nights later, he'd already fought in a bloody attack that left sixty percent of his battalion dead or wounded. That was just the beginning of one of the toughest, bloodiest challenges the 94th would ever face: breaking through the Siegfried Line. Now, in Visions from a Foxhole, Foley recaptures that desperate, nerve-shattering struggle in all its horror and heroism. Features the author's artwork of his fellow soldiers and battle scenes, literally sketched from the foxhole Look for these remarkable stories of American courage at war BEHIND HITLER'S LINES The True Story of the Only Soldier to Fight for Both America and the Soviet Union in World War II Thomas H. Taylor THE HILL FIGHTS The First Battle of Khe Sanh by Edward F. Murphy NO BENDED KNEE The Battle for Guadalcanal by Gen. Merrill B. Twining, USMC (Ret.) THE ROAD TO BAGHDAD Behind Enemy Lines: The Adventures of an American Soldier in the Gulf War by Martin Stanton

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Author(s): William Foley
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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