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Draftee Division The 88th Infantry Division in World War II by John Sloan Brown

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Published by Presidio Press .
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Subjects:

  • European history: Second World War,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Infantry Division, 88th,
  • History - Military / War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Regimental histories,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Army.,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • United States.

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8228254M
ISBN 100891416668
ISBN 109780891416661
OCLC/WorldCa39474576

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Draftee Division book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Activation to embarkation for combat duty in Europe took the Blue Devils 4/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The general information of this book relates to the 85th "Custer Division", which was also a draftee division and it contains some references to 85th as they both fought in the same campaign.-Steve Cole (Book review written about ) A few examples of quotes from Brown's book. Of the 37 draftee infantry divisions, 11 spent a month or more in. Of the ninety divisions with which the United States Army fought World War II, the all-draftee 88th Infantry Division -- the Blue Devil Division -- was the forty-ninth activated. Activation to embarkation for combat duty in Europe took the Blue Devils only sixteen months, a record in that was virtually unmatched in World War draftee division's readiness was not proven by speed of.

Draftee Division: The Eighty-Eighth Infantry Division in World War II by John S. Brown and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is the story of the 88th Infantry Division, which draws on personal recollections and accounts to create a history of the rank-and-file American soldier at war in Europe. The human side of the story is placed in context with the actions involving the men and their role in the war in Europe. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II by John S. Brown (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, John Sloan, Draftee Division. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, ©

Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II John Sloan Brown Click here to let us know how access to this document benefits you. Thanks to the University of Kentucky Libraries and the University Press of Kentucky, this book is freely available to current faculty, students, and staff at the University of by: 4. There are no general works that study World War II draftee divisions as a genre. John P. Delaney, The Blue Devils in Italy: A History of the 88th Infantry Division in World War II (Washington, D.C.: Infantry Journal Press, ), is a well-written divisional history that Cited by: 4. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II (Paperback) at The 88th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the United States Army that saw service in both World War I and World War was one of the first of the Organized Reserve divisions to be called into federal service, created nearly "from scratch" after the implementation of the draft in Previous divisions were composed of either Regular Army or National Guard : United States Army.