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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 .
Written in English

    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.

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


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Draftee Division by John Sloan Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Draftee Division is at once a history of the 88th Division, an analysis of American unit mobilization during World War II, and an insight into the savage Italian Campaign. After an introduction placing the division in historical context, separate chapters address personnel, training, logistics, and overseas by: 4.

Draftee Division is at once a history of the 88th Division, an analysis of American unit mobilization during World War II, and an insight into the savage Italian Campaign.

After an introduction placing the division in historical context, separate chapters address personnel, training, Draftee Division book, and overseas by: 4. 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.

Draftee Division: the 88th Infantry Division in World War II by Brown, John Sloan, Publication date Topics United States. Army. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive : What does draftee mean. draftee is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A person conscripted for military service. Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II by Brown, John Sloan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Of the 90 divisions with which the United States army fought World War II, the all-draftee 88th Infantry--the Blue Devils--was activated to duty in in only 16 months, a record unmatched in World War II.

The division's readiness was proven not by speed of training, however, but in : John Sloan Brown. I was a draftee in and after spending one year in the US was reassigned to the 9th Infantry Division late in Our commanding general, Major General Julian Ewell, labeled the 9th Infantry Division a.

The 88th Infantry Division would mobilize, organize, train, and fight without unduly militarizing the soldiers from which it was made-- a genuinely American response to the crisis of war. In the all-draftee division, cadre officers came from the Regular Army and 12. Compra Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II.

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Tutte le categorie. VAI /5(7). is an archive of Documents, Pictures and Stories about the 88th Infantry Division Blue Devils, the th Infantry Regiment, the th Infantry Regiment, st Infantry Regiment, th Field Artillery, th Field Artillery Battalion, th Field Artillery, th Field Artillery, th Combat Engineers, th Medical Battalion, the Memorial Monument, B.

Mestas. The Allied invasion of France in June ranks as one of the most important military operations of all time. Codenamed ‘ Overlord ’ its goal was to successfully land troops in France, defeat the German forces and liberate the entire country. Planning for the operation had taken months and the success of the Allied troops would mark the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.

The book “is a classic tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review. THE KILLING ZONE: MY LIFE IN THE VIETNAM WAR.

by Frederick Downs Jr., Downs, who served as an Army lieutenant in Vietnam, wrote three memoirs. The Killing Zone, his first, is one of the best of the. By David Volk. Draftee: A High School Teacher Goes to War by David Volk captures this without resentment. As a correspondent and photographer for the st Airborne Division he looks back with a keen eye to celebrate the experience for all the grit and happenstance of war and makes a bold statement on the entire Vietnam experience.

Super Sixth and other books by Dr. George F. Hofmann The year brought both sad news and good news to the veterans, family, and friends of the 6th Armored Division. Sadly, the alumni association for the division formally disbanded at its 53rd and final reunion in September   Draftee Division by John Sloan Brown,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3).

National Geographic's 'Brothers in War' Doc. The lead item in the “Books in Review” column in the September/October issue of The VVA Veteran was a favorable review of Andrew Wiest’s The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in ’s first-rate book looked at a company of the 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division—the draftee-heavy unit.

Patton's Pawns - The 94th US Infantry Division at the Siegfried Line by Tony Le Tissier. click HERE for more details. The 94th US Infantry Division was an organization formed late in the Second World War, made up largely of draft-deferred university students as enlisted men and an officer corps pulled together from various domestic postings with unfortunate consequences for mutual trust and.

77th Division musicians entertain Gen. Robert Alexander, France Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. For a month after the Armistice, the weary men of the th Regiment were shuffled from one spot to another on the shell-blasted Meuse-Argonne battlefield.

Quist, I have not read Zetterling's Normandy book yet (I will do that ASAP), but IIRC from a thread at the Dupuy forum, the term "draftee division" refers to American 88th Infantry division, which had one of the best scores of all (Allied and German) fighting units in the Italian campaign database.

It was a green, all-draftee National Army division, but for whatever reason Liggett thought he could trust it, alongside the experienced Pennsylvanians, to get the job done. Attacking side by side into the Argonne Forest’s eastern flank, the 28 th and 82 nd Divisions would drive the Germans back and liberate the Lost Battalion.

Sergeant First Class Jorge A. Otero Barreto (born 7 April ), a.k.a. "the Puerto Rican Rambo", is a retired United States Army soldier. He earned 38 military decorations during his career, and has been called the most decorated U.S.

soldier of the Vietnam War. Due to his multiple awards he has received recognition from numerous organizations and has had buildings named after s/wars: Vietnam War (WIA). The 77th Division, composed of draftee Soldiers from New York City, was one of five American divisons which was trainined by the British Army after arriving in France.

(U.S. Army photo by U.S. Army Signal Corps via National Archives) (Photo by U.S. Army Signal Corps via National Archive). "Draftee Division; The 88th Infantry Division in WW2" - by Brig-General John Sloan Brown, Chief of Military History.

A study of the concept and performance of the draftee division or conscripted American troops. This specifically details the 88th Division and contains. In days of combat, the 88th Infantry Division lost 2, men killed in action and 9, men wounded.

The Blue Devils proved that with rigorous training, teamwork, competent leadership, and fierce determination, an all-draftee division was more than capable of fighting well against a well-trained, well-equipped, and battle-hardened enemy. 2 John Sloan Brown, Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II (Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, ), ix.

Loyd E. Lee, ed., World War II in Asia and the Pacific and the War’s Aftermath, with GeneralAuthor: Patterson, Charles Ross. Fort Ord Yearbooks.

The Fort Ord Yearbooks contain photographs depicting the transition from civilian to military life, combat and medical training, and various locations around Fort Ord. Names and images of graduates and commanding officers are also included. discuss the inner working of commands at Division and Army levels, but few detail the day to day life of the soldier.

Stephen Ambrose's book does that and more. It explores the how draftee citizen soldiers of elite outfits like the st Airborne did, in World War II, defeat an enemy like the well trained German Wehrmach and S.S.

Draftee, a new book by David Volk, tells the story of one soldier's incredible journey. Sioux Falls, South Dakota (PRWEB) Ap In Draftee: A High School Teacher Goes to War, author David Volk tells of being drafted into the Army in and serving his country in Vietnam.

Wherever the Orioles end up on their long rebuilding road, the intersection of a dominant Division III draftee and the hitting coach hired from a local junior college at Short-A Aberdeen will be a.The bulk of the book is devoted to Special Operations Forces, but Stiner's Vietnam tour (pp.

) was in a conventional role: as a Major, he was S-3 of the 3/12 Infantry approximately July to Jan (this unit was in the Dak To fighting of late ), and S-3 of the 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division January to July   A small display case holds his medals and a Manchu belt buckle.

Black-and-white photos show a much younger Moore with his battle buddies of D Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. On a sheet of notebook paper is his handwritten list of 12 names of Delta Company Soldiers who died from August through August