4 edition of New Yorker Book of War Pieces found in the catalog.
New Yorker Book of War Pieces
October 2, 1990
by Random House Value Publishing
Written in English
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As a long time history buff, in particular about WW 2, I found this absolutely fascinating. The accounts range from well known, like JFK and PTand D Day, to fronts little written about like the Persian Gulf where US troops moved war material from ships to trains to deliver it to the Soviets/5.
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A book that many may well want to own. An anthology which adds permanence to some of the finest reporting of the war, these pieces collectively combine to cover these years from both civilian and military standpoints, achieve a literary unity in their casual but expert excellence.
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