"A fascinating tale of personal combat…portrays the courage, endurance, initiative and fighting qualities of an American soldier on a European battlefield of World War II."
— Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I have read a lot of books on the experience of combat from both World Wars, and this is by a longshot the best. Without qualification."
— Stephen E. Ambrose (from the Foreword)
A Military Book Club Selection
"Without false heroics, everything is here, man’s cruelty and kindness under stress, fear and courage, hope and despair."
Donald R.Burgett Seven Roads To Hell
A screaming eagle at Bastogne "A marvelous book."
— Stephen E. Ambrose
"A stirring combat memoir."
— Kirkus Reviews
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