Examining the American experience in the Second World War

We are the Wounded

Keith Wheeler's account of being wounded on Iwo Jima, and his subsequent journey through the military medical system, speaks for thousands of servicemen

The Assault: Not Just Another War Book

Allen R. Matthews's "The Assault" is an underappreciated memoir of infantry combat

"G.I. Heaven" : The U.S.R.R.A.

An American soldier's letter from the Army's French Riviera rest area

"Etched in Lies" with Home Brew History

Check out my podcast on Frank Irgang's "Etched in Purple" with the guys at Home Brew History

Winter Warfare: Tips from the 8th Infantry Division

A February 1945 article from "The Stars and Stripes" shows how American soldiers in one infantry division adapted to winter combat conditions