These are the stories of our fathers and our grandfathers..
One can feel the genuine emotion in the words of these soldiers. Their fear,
determination, and their humor come to life in anecdotes that are told in the veterans`
own words. Their stories portray the war as it was in the front lines, without lofty
discussions of strategy or politics. Mr. Elson`s handling of the material is itself a show
of respect for these men. The grammar and vernacular are unchanged, and reflective of each