A Study of War (Volume II) by Wright, Quincy

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It gives me no time for rehearsal. This is a terribly complicated maneuver, putting a whole corps ashore behind enemy lines. I need more training time. In the 3rd Division, the turnover of infantry lieutenants has been 115 percent. ” “We have discussed that, General. Mr. S. 3rd Divisions who have taken part in landings are gone. R. Fehrenbach—The Battle of Anzio [e-reads] Lucas shrugged and sat down. He knew he would be overruled anyway. But he thought. All the reasons being advanced for this speed are phony.

In a two-man hole with a raw replacement, he soothed the young man whose jacket had been ripped by shell fragments. “Don’t worry—you’ll be issued a new one. ” It seemed a silly thing to say, he realized, as soon as he said it. R. Fehrenbach—The Battle of Anzio [e-reads] Now the fog was lifting, drifting away—but the artillery and chemical mortar battalion on the American side began firing smoke shells to blanket the bridgehead. ” Captain Condett raved. ” The American area was so small, the smoke was doing exactly that.

He told General Clark, “I understand all this. Of course the Gustav Line is going to be a tough nut to crack, and an end run up to Anzio to hit the Krauts in the ass end makes sense. R. Fehrenbach—The Battle of Anzio [e-reads] Group Intelligence. ” Mark Clark looked at his G-2 unhappily over his long nose. He told Howard that General Alexander had not asked whether or not Fifth Army liked the plan. It had been presented to Clark as an irrevocable decision made on high levels. They were stuck with it.

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