Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Sleeping in the Hedgerows
The hedgerow where we bivouacked just outside of Isigny the first night we were ashore. This is a typical scene beside a typical French hedgerow, pitted with foxholes of the infantry who had gone on a few hours earlier. The ground is littered with all sorts of things—plasma bottles, bloody bandages, K-ration tins and boxes, grenades, mortar shells, both German and American. Sgt. John Scott