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A Social History Of The World War Ii Era, 1943-1945, As Seen Through The Eyes Of U.S. Soldier William A. Reynolds, Jeffery Johnson Apr 1998

A Social History Of The World War Ii Era, 1943-1945, As Seen Through The Eyes Of U.S. Soldier William A. Reynolds, Jeffery Johnson

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World War II raged into its fourth year in 1944. In upstate New York, a common cab driver in Rochester received his draft notice from the U.S. Army. William Reynolds, the driver of a 1942 Plymouth taxi, enlisted on April 7 of 1944, thrusting this common American into the global conflict, and changing his life forever. Historians have often retraced the history of World War II on a global scale, examining the war through the perspectives of entire nations as they clashed. As the best oral histories have illustrated, the most personal stories of World War II can be ...