TOWARD AN UNKNOWN STATION by Allan Lyon

TOWARD AN UNKNOWN STATION

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A novel of the infantry which is a verbatim report of the life of the foot-soldier, and in its unmannered way provides a detailed panorama of the men who sweated it out in the advance across France. Here are the minutes, hours, days of tedium, almost backward progress; the feeling of fear and worry before action and the actuality that took the place of tension; the house to house movements; the small, personal but important problems each faced; the cold, the mud, the deaths; the friendly cases in French homes, the fouling up of commands, etc., etc.,- there is nothing omitted, nothing skimped. Primarily for men, for the recognition qualities of GI appeal, this careful reproduction of soldier life.

Pub Date: Sept. 28th, 1948
Publisher: Macmillan