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Currahee!

Donald R. Burgett

Currahee!

A Paratrooper"s Account of the Normandy Invasion

by Donald R. Burgett

  • 93 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Arrow Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7313023M
ISBN 100090006801
ISBN 109780090006809
OCLC/WorldCa468792


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This book series by Donald Burgett is the most graphic and honest description of being an active fighting soldier in WWII I have read and left a deep impression on me. Simple words and detailed memeories from a simple man/5(93). Currahee. is the only book on World War II that General Dwight D.

Eisenhower ever endorsed, calling it "a fascinating tale of personal combat" that "portrays the courage, endurance, initiative and fighting qualities of an American soldier on a European battlefield of World War II." Currahee. was originally published to critical acclaim in /5(14).

Currahee is one of the best books that I have ever read. For a book on World War II, it is the best one that I have ever read. Burgett is a natural story teller who brings you right into the training of a paratrooper (that might be correct, I'm not good with military terminology) and then onto the bloodstained country of France during D-day and the several days that were after it/5.

This book series by Donald Burgett is the most graphic and honest description of being an active fighting soldier in WWII I have read and left a deep impression on me. Simple words and detailed memeories from a simple man/5(93).

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I read Currahee. for the first time as a teenager in the early s then a second time just after touring Normandy in It was then and remains to this day a historical treasure.

The book motivated me to go on to become a paratrooper (now a master parachutist.)/5(5). About Currahee. Seven days in hell In Junethe Allies launched a massive amphibious invasion against Nazi-held France.

But under the cover of darkness, a new breed of fighting man leapt from airplanes through a bullet-stitched, tracer-lit sky to go behind German lines. These were the Screaming Eagles of the newly formed st Airborne Division.

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The Spade, Para-dice patch and crest of the Currahee are represented on the tri-color field. Currahee. is the only book on World War II that General Dwight D. Eisenhower ever endorsed, calling it "a fascinating tale of personal combat" that "portrays the courage, endurance, initiative and fighting qualities of an American soldier on a European battlefield of World War II." Currahee.

was originally published to critical acclaim in Brand: DRB Enterprise, Incorporated. "Curahee!" was the battle cry of the regiment portrayed in Spielberg's Private Ryan: the st Division. Private Burgett's memoir, originally published inoffers firsthand insight into the highs and lows of combat.

Includes a foreword by historian Stephen Ambrose, and photos of the paratroopers and World War II scenes. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR4/5(5).

I bought Currahee and his 2 new books. I can't wait to finish re-reading his first book and then start the other two. 7 people found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse Mike McFarland. out of 5 stars Four Stars. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Format /5.

Currahee is a good quick WWII action packed book. It does not measure up to Burgett's other book "Seven Roads to Hell" but is entertaining. Burgett goes from swearing in to being wounded in an hour and 41 minutes.

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