Battered Bastards of Bastogne: The 101st Airbourne (Book)
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Short Description for Battered Bastards of Bastogne The acclaimed author of "D-Day with the Screaming Eagles" presents the third volume in a trilogy chronicling the 101st Airborne Divisions thrilling defense of Bastogne, the key to a German victory in the epic Battle of the Bulge of World War II. Includes 19 rare black-and-white photos and 24 maps.
- Published: 29 May 2007
- Format: Book 538 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780891418948 ISBN 10: 0891418946
- Sales rank: 120,901
Full description for Battered Bastards of Bastogne
The Battered Bastards of Bastogne is the product of contributions by 530 soldiers who were on the ground or in the air over Bastogne. They lived and made this history and much of it is told in their own words.The material contributed by these men of the 101st Airborne Division, the Armor, Tank Destroyer, Army Air Force, and others is tailored meticulously by the author and placed on the historical framework known to most students of the Battle of the Bulge.Pieces of a nearly 60 year old jigsaw puzzle come together in this book, when memoirs related by one soldier fit with those of another unit or group pursuing the battle from another nearby piece of terrain.