Up Close and Personal: The Reality of Close-Quarter Fighting in World War II

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All major theaters are covered and each action is analyzed in this detailed look at what it was really like to fight at the sharp end during World War II. While some authorities maintain that only twenty-five percent of all combat soldiers fired their weapons at the enemy because of the innate human reluctance to take another's life, and others take the view that soldiers enjoy killing, the author of this book argues that combat is far more complex than either of these statements imply. David Lee contends that a unit's ...

Up Close and Personal: The Reality of Close-Quarter Fighting in World War II 2006, US Naval Institute Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781591149071

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