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By John Steinbeck

Nobel laureate John Steinbeck's bracing from-the-frontlines account of worldwide struggle II-now with a brand new conceal and introduction

In 1943 John Steinbeck used to be on project for The manhattan usher in Tribune, writing from Italy and North Africa, and from England in the middle of the London blitz. In his dispatches he specializes in the human-scale impact of the struggle, portraying each person from the blokes in a bomber group to Bob wish on his USO journey or even scuffling with along squaddies at the back of enemy traces. Taken jointly, those writings create an indelible portrait of lifestyles in wartime.

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