Company K

Company K

eBook - 1989
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With an Introduction by Philip D. Beidler This book was originally published in 1933. It is the first novel by William March, pen name for William Edward Campbell. Stemming directly from the author's experiences with the U.S. Marines in France during World War I, the book consists of 113 sketches, or chapters, tracing the fictional Company K's war exploits and providing an emotional history of the men of the company that extends beyond the boundaries of the war itself. William Edward Campbell served courageously in France as evidenced by his chest.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [1989]
Copyright Date: ©1989
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 260 pages).


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Nov 21, 2017

This is an awesome read! I was afraid the book might be too gruesome for me, but it wasn’t. I have a much better understanding of the war experience now that I’ve read this novel. It consists of a bunch of very short chapters. Each one describes one particular incident, told from the point of view of a particular soldier. Each chapter is narrated by a different soldier. Sometimes, they are telling about the same incident, but from a different point of view. The novel tells the complete story in that the incidents described happen before, during & after the war. I highly recommend this book!

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