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One of the best war stories i have ever read in my Women of the Otherworld Series Collection (Women of the Otherworld, life even 30 years after i read it i can still remember the book and its name I read this book as a kid on a road trip with my parents Ioved it the only book I ever read than once I read this book that I found in the ibrary when I was in 4th grade It actually made me cry in fact it was the first book to ever make me feel so distraught Read this and Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo in tandem This was a very good book on the Korean war Its about two soldiers whose friendship shines throughout the book To me it wasn t as good as some of the war book. Two young soldiers come together in the trenches to form a strong friendship amidst the bombshells and bloodshed of the Korean War Billy the brawler with a chip on his shoulder is only a seventeen year old punk from the slums of Boston Dewey is a tough young Texan who boasts he's not afraid of killing or being killed These two strangers' ives are thrown together and altered forever by
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Prison By Billy Dickson And John McAleer by Billy Dickson and John McAleer very interesting Great account Nearly 30 years since i read this book and it held me spellbound from the first page to the Vee for Victory last It took me aittle bit to get into it but it was worth it once I got hooked because I grew to ove Billy and Dewey I appreciate the men and women of our Armed Forces so much They sacrifice so much during and after their time in battle The "ending was a ittle abrupt but not enough to stop anyone from reading "was a ittle abrupt but not enough to stop anyone from reading One of the earlier books I ve read although only based on a true story still an inspiring rea. Ng the ocal Korean brothels Unit Pride is the emotional and gripping story of mid twentieth century warfare of courage and camaraderie and what it takes to be a heroJohn McAleer while a professor at Boston College received a etter from Billy Dickson who was serving time in Walpole State Penitentiary for bank robbery McAleer encouraged
Dickson to write about his Korean War experiences and thus began a to write about his Korean War experiences and thus began a etter correspondence between McAleer and Dickson that developed into this nov. ,
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part of the book came in the epilogue where one of the authors explained how the book of the book came in the epilogue where one of the authors explained how the book about That was fascinating reading I ve read many war stories and this one always stuck with me Lovely written with oads of humour and a fair amount of hardship as well I was never much for war novels but I was really captivated by this one Very well written really draws you in and makes you feel ike you "ARE EXPERIENCING THE WAR FIRSTHAND THROUGH "experiencing the war firsthand through eyes of young Billy forced to grow up far before his time The book was excellent true to the soldiers in Korea It is a great read T only of the wages of war but of the bond of friendship in unlikely places For both Billy and Dewey it is kill or be killed and each ooked to the other to make it through the war alive In the worst of times they eaned on each other to survive nightmarish ordeals such as watching a prisoner get rifle whipped in the face then hearing him being shot to death in a nearby thicket In the best of times they staved off boredom and depression by befriending French Legionnaires and patronizi. .