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Corporal Wendell Lett and his buddies spent most of the time crouched or prone, breathing dust and bitter black smoke, the passing NCOs screaming instructions so fast that they ended up asking each other just what the orders were.
-- Under False Flags by Steve Anderson, also available in a Kindle edition and an audio edition. That is an attention-grabbing beginning! Under False Flags is the latest WWII novel from a terrific author whose loyal following grows with every new book.
My 2010 interview with Steve Anderson is here. My review of The Losing Role, one of his earlier novels, is here.