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Author Lypka, Demetrius.

Title A soldier remembers : a memoir of service in the 1st Infantry Division, 1941-1945 / Demetrius "Pete" Lypka.

Publication Info. Chicago : Cantigny First Division Foundation, [2007]
©2007
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Biography  940.541273 LYP    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Reference Local History  R 940.541273 LYP    LIB USE ONLY
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Description xviii, 248 pages : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 23 cm
Series Cantigny military history series.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Enlistment : January 20, 1941 -- Fort Devens, Massachusetts : March, 1941 -- Camp Blending, Florida : May, 1942 -- England : July, 1942 -- Algeria : November 8, 1942 -- Oran, Algeria : November, 1942 -- Tunisia : January, 1943 -- Northern Tunisia : April , 1943 -- Return to Oran : May, 1943 -- Gela, Sicily : July 10, 1943 -- England : November 5, 1943 to June 5, 1944 -- Omaha Beach, Normandy, France : June 6, 1944 -- Breakout at St. Lo : July, 1944 -- Across France and Belgium : August, 1944 -- Germany : September-November, 1944 -- Ardennes : December 1944-January, 1945 -- The Rhineland : March, 1945 -- The Harz Mountains : April, 1945 -- Czechoslovakia : April, 1945
Summary Pete Lypka's memoir helps readers understand the steps necessary to defeat Nazi Germany during World War II.
Subject Lypka, Demetrius.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Local Subject LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION
Added Author Cantigny First Division Foundation.
ISBN 189009322X
9781890093228
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