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kindle º Up Front Ô read ↠ ☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ Up Front By Bill Mauldin ✓ – Gwairsoft.co.uk The real war said Walt Whitman will never get in the books During World War II the truest glimpse most Americans got of the real war came through the flashing black lines of twenty two year old infant The real war said Walt WhitmaRow his ass in jail to deliver his wildly popular cartoon Up Front to the pages of Stars and Stripes Up Front featured the wise cracking Willie and Joe whose stooped shoulders mud soaked uniforms and pidgin of army slang and slum dialect bore elouent witness to the world of combat and the men who lived and die This is a semi humorous work about the warThe cartoons are indeed funny sometimes with an edge but the text of the work is about the army life in World War II Ranges all over How the men in the army didn't hate the Germans until they got there and never got passion the Europeans did though there were some who did he cites an exiled German and some who just loved the fighting whose peacetime occupations were swamp hunter and mafia bodyguard Dugouts and barns especially the hay How to tell how a town was taken Mules used for transportation of supplies The problems with the front Drinking and why handing out a ration would be much better Interactions with civilians down to the guy pacing in front of the medic's station just like in a maternity ward Scrounging Officermen interactions and non coms And much

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D in itThis taut lushly illustrated biography the first of two time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin is illustrated with than ninety classic Mauldin cartoons and rare photographs It traces the improbable career and tumultuous private life of a charismatic genius who rose to fame on his motto If it's big hit Countless books have been written about WWII but almost all of them concern its history battles leading individuals and euipment The small percentage that delve into the experiences of the soldiers sailors and airmen usually concern the horrors of the war and the effects on military personnel Mauldin takes a different approach an approach that reveals another aspect of how the foot soldier saw the war He was on the front lines with the infantry in Africa Italy and France He created two characters Willie and Joe to show how the common foot soldier viewed the front lines officers military police and military regulations His editorial cartoons were done with a sense of respect for the troops and with a sense of humor The cartoons are interlaced with Mauldin's experiences in the war most of which provided fodder for the cartoonsMauldin's tale has great cartoons and fascinating story telling

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Up FrontThe real war said Walt Whitman will never get in the books During World War II the truest glimpse most Americans got of the real war came through the flashing black lines of twenty two year old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin Week after week Mauldin defied army censors German artillery and Patton's pledge to th I loved this novel Written by a comic artist who went to war we get his version of the war from a soldiers point of view and also from the point of view of a comedian His stories were so readable I couldn't put it down I'm not the type to read a war story but he made it entertaining and interesting I have recommended this book to everyone I know It's a great great novel