Author:CORPORAL JOSEPH ENGELHARDT, Anti-Tank Co

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1943 PERSONAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT BATTLE DIARY OF AN AMERICAN INFANTRYMAN

By: CORPORAL JOSEPH ENGELHARDT, Anti-Tank Co.

Price: $2,455.99

Publisher: North Africa, Italy, Europe, 1943

Seller ID: 000112

Condition: Fair+


Corporal Joseph Engelhardt scrupulously writes over 55 pages, in an address book converted into a diary, full from A - L, of his journey from North Africa to Italy in the late summer of 1943 through to June of 1944. Battles, troop movements, anectodal observations and much more. Engelhardt is a keen observer and exhibits a fair bit of charm as he shares his thoughts and opinions. This is a down to earth yet cocky and brassy the young man is writing from a grunt's eye view; a soldier of the 34th Infantry Division, 168th Infantry Regiment, the famed "Red Bull" and "Deset Bull" di... View more info