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Voices of the Bulge

Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
Collins, Michael & Martin King. Voices of the Bulge: Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge. Zenith. 2011. 320p. photogs. maps. index. ISBN 9780760340332. $29 with DVD. HIST
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This day-by-day account of the Battle of the Bulge takes the personal stories of servicemen to give a trench-level view of the combat. The book and companion DVD documentary are based on interviews conducted by filmmakers Collins and King, who provide some framing narrative and profiles of the prominent commanders of the battle. The bulk of the text is composed of the GIs' individual and unit stories.
VERDICT For those unfamiliar with the battle, this may not provide sufficient overall context, but for readers who know the battle history, and those—teens and adults alike—who enjoy works such as Stephen Ambrose's Band of Brothers, it is recommended.

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