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Title Instructions for American servicemen in France during World War II / with a new foreword by Rick Atkinson.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Subject France -- Description and travel.
National characteristics, French.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France.
Alt Name United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.
Uniform Title Pocket guide to France.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 72 pages) : color illustrations, color map
polychrome. rdacc
Note Originally published: A pocket guide to France / Army Information Branch of the Army Service Forces, United States Army. 1944.
Print version record.
Contents Foreword by Rick Atkinson; Contents; I. Why You're Going to France; II. The United States Soldier in France; III. A Few Pages of French History; IV. Observation Post; V. In Parting; VI. Annex: Various Aids
Summary "You are about to play a personal part in pushing the Germans out of France. Whatever part you take-rifleman, hospital orderly, mechanic, pilot, clerk, gunner, truck driver-you will be an essential factor in a great effort." As American soldiers fanned out from their beachhead in Normandy in June of 1944 and began the liberation of France, every soldier carried that reminder in his kit. A compact trove of knowledge and reassurance, Instructions for American Servicemen in France during World War II was issued to soldiers just before they embarked for France to help the.
Note English.
ISBN 9780226841755 (electronic bk.)
0226841758 (electronic bk.)
9780226841724 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226841723 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 527657914
Additional Format Print version: Pocket guide to France. Instructions for American servicemen in France during World War II. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008 9780226841724 (DLC) 2007043865 (OCoLC)177067830

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