Mohawk haircuts, war paint, and an attitude of brash confidence, they were the
best of the best.
feats behind the lines were critical to nearly all of the Allies’ major
victories from Normandy to snowy Bastogne—where they saved the day for
thousands of besieged American troops in an operation almost forgotten by
history—to the attack on the Ruhr River in Germany.
This is the
story of the U.S. Army Pathfinders—their training, bonding, and battlefield
exploits—told from the perspectives of the daring men who jumped and the
equally bold transport crews who risked everything to fly them into action.
copy, 288 pages, Jerome Preisler]