Sergeant Nibley PhD

Sergeant Nibley PhD

Memories of An Unlikely Screaming Eagle

Book - 2006
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Few people knew more about the history of human conflict than Professor Hugh Nibley. But on June 6, 1944, at Utah Beach, he learned more about war than he had gleaned from all the books he'd read combined. General Maxwell Taylor assigned Sergeant Nibley to educate the officers of the 101st Airborne about warfare. But it was the professor himself that received an education while fighting as a member of the most legendary unit of the United States Army. Most war memoirs come either from the bird's-eye view of the general or from the visceral but limited scope of the common soldier. Because of Nibley's unique situation, this book blends both perspectives. From the narrow view of a sergeant in a foxhole to the broader perspective of an intelligence specialist, his experience offers an intimate, realistic and articulate view of World War II.
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, c2006.
ISBN: 9781573458450
1573458457
Characteristics: xii, 366 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nibley, Alex

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