A raw and often emotional book of combat among men, enhanced by their segregation and status in society.
Yet despite the prevailing sentiment in the USA in general, the army and the south in particular these brave young men fought for their country, and fought well.
I literally could not put the book down and read very late into the night on the first night before finishing it on the second day.
This is not a read for the faint of heart as the descriptions of conditions and the horrific injuries sustained by the members of the 761st are harrowing.
What a privileged to be able to read and share in their sense of pride in their country; more importantly their pride in themselves and each other throughout the Second World War. Highly recommended. You can read more about these wonderful men, and their exploits at their main website.
Here is one documentary from YouTube also:
And here is another: