Tag Archives: Bill Mauldin

Free The Bill Mauldin One!

From our Late to the Party desk The Boston Sunday Globe featured this book review (dead-tree version) of The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II, by Charles Glass: WILLIE AND JOE GO AWOL ‘The Guns at Last Light,’’ the … Continue reading

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NYT’s C.J. Chivers (Rhymes With Shivers) Captures Syrian Armed Rebels

Yesterday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece that further cements the status of C.J. Chivers in the God-Damned Infantry Hall of Fame alongside Ernie Pyle and Bill Mauldin. Life With Syria’s Rebels in a Cold and Cunning War … Continue reading

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Memorial Day For My Father

Jack Carroll (1920-1987), a Flying Boxcar navigator in the U.S. Army during World War II, rarely spoke about his wartime experience, except for two set pieces: 1) He dropped toilet paper over the Burma Road, making him much loved in … Continue reading

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