From Omaha Beach to Dawson's Ridge: The Combat Journal of by Cole C. Kingseed

By Cole C. Kingseed

An infantry corporation commander within the U.S. Army's heralded 1st Infantry department, Capt. Joseph Turner Dawson led his males via probably the most brutal battles of worldwide warfare II. From the invasion of North Africa in overdue 1942 via Sicily and the attack on Normandy to the rush towards the German frontier overdue in 1944, his size of provider at the frontlines was once awesome, and his heroism whereas keeping off the Germans on a ridge close to Aachen, Germany, is known. in accordance with Dawson's personal wrestle magazine, this e-book makes a speciality of management in wrestle throughout the maximum human drama of the 20 th century. Dawson is on the middle of the drama as he describes the stress of continuous wrestle and its impact at the strive against infantryman. His writings were edited through the previous leader army historian on the U.S. army Academy at West aspect, Col. Cole C. Kingseed, who succeeds masterfully in shooting the essence of strive against management throughout the activities of this citizen-warrior. even though Dawson was once a military officer, the teachings his magazine supply minimize throughout carrier traces to assist readers comprehend what makes a very good frontline commander. The ebook is released in cooperation with the organization of the U. S. Army.

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