By: Kenneth H. Garn
Heritage Books, Inc: 2004
Seller ID: G2512
Condition: 284 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 284 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
This is the story of a terrible tragedy that befell American soldiers and sailors just before D-Day in 1944. A convoy of LSTs (Landing Ship Tanks) was making a practice invasion on Slapton Sands in England when it was attacked by German E-boats. Author Kenneth H. Garn and his squad, part of a defense platoon in Headquarters Company, Second Battalion of the 531st Engineer Shore Regiment, were stationed above the cliffs of Devon in preparation for a simulated assault landing. Little did they know that they were going to be witnesses from a distant vantage point of a sea battle that would be kept... View More...