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American Men at Arms (1964)

by F. van Wyck Mason (Editor)

Other authors: Curt Anders (Contributor), Maxwell Anderson (Contributor), Thomas Anderson (Contributor), William Brinkley (Contributor), Eugene Brown (Contributor)41 more, John Horne Burns (Contributor), Ned Calmer (Contributor), William Chamberlain (Contributor), John Clagett (Contributor), James Clavell (Contributor), Kenneth Dodson (Contributor), John Dos Passos (Contributor), Edward Ellsberg (Contributor), Ernest Frankel (Contributor), James Garrett (Contributor), William Hardy (Contributor), Marion Hargrove (Contributor), Thomas Heggen (Contributor), Richard G. Hubler (Contributor), James Jones (Contributor), Joe Klaas (Contributor), Edward Loomis (Contributor), David MacCuish (Contributor), Norman Mailer (Contributor), William March (Contributor), Jacland Marmur (Contributor), F. van Wyck Mason (Contributor), Richard Matheson (Contributor), James A. Michener (Contributor), Anton Myrer (Contributor), Frank O'Rourke (Contributor), Bentz Plagemann (Contributor), Richard Powell (Contributor), Quentin Reynolds (Contributor), Glen Ross (Contributor), Leo Rosten (Contributor), John Sack (Contributor), Rod Serling (Contributor), Lionel Shapiro (Contributor), Irwin Shaw (Contributor), Lawrence Stallings (Contributor), Edward Streeter (Contributor), Albert Payson Terhune (Contributor), Leon Uris (Contributor), Theodore H. White (Contributor), Herman Wouk (Contributor)

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Large collection of 20th century war fiction by American authors; often extracts from novels rather than short stories. Varies with the quality of the writer. Rather grim, naturally. Mason himself was chief historian of SHAEF ( )
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Mason, F. van WyckEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Anderson, MaxwellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Contents:
  • World War I (1917-1918)
    • Letters from a Rookie (from Dere Mable) / Edward Streeter
    • Waiting (from Three Soldiers) / John Dos Passos
    • The Wildcat / Albert Payson Terhune
    • Queenstown Patrol (from S-54) / Edward Ellsberg
    • The Goldfish Mutiny / F. van Wyck Mason
    • The Lost Batallion (from Known but to God) / Quentin Reynolds
    • Captain Flagg ; Sergeant Quirt (from What Price Glory?) / Lawrence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson
    • The Argonne (from Three Soldiers) / John Dos Passos
    • The Prisoners (from Company K.) / William March
  • World War II (1941-1945)
    • Pearl Harbor (from The Pistol) / James Jones
    • Give 'Em Hell, Boys (from See Here, Private Hargrove) / Marion Hargrove
    • Dress Rehearsal (from The Steel Cocoon) / Bentz Plagemann
    • First Wave (from Do Not Go Gentle) / David MacCuish
    • Attack! (from The Naked and the Dead) / Norman Mailer
    • First Blood (from The Thin Red Line) / James Jones
    • Alligator ; The Landing at Kuralei (from Tales of the South Pacific) / James A. Michener
    • "You Can't Live Without 'Em" (from Battle Cry) / Leon Uris
    • No Prisoners! (from Walk into Hell) / Richard C. Hubler
    • The Killing (from The Slot) / John Clagett
    • The Sacrificed Regiment / William Chamberlain
    • The War Machine (from E Company) / Frank O'Rourke
    • Promenade in North Africa (from The Gallery) / John Horne Burns
    • Operation Stitch (from Command Decision) / William W. Haines
    • The Triple Two (from Hawaii) / James A. Michener
    • Queen Penicillin (from The Gallery) / John Horne Burns
    • D-Day (from The Sixth of June) / Lionel Shapiro
    • Wounds (from Heroic Love) / Edward Loomis
    • Corporal Albert Selig (from The Strange Land) / Ned Calmer
    • December 14, 1944 (from The Beardless Warriors) / Richard Matheson
    • The Siegfried Line (from ...and Save Them for Pallbearers) / James Garrett
    • A Welcome to Germany (from The Young Lions) / Irwin Shaw
    • The Flag Is Raised (from Maybe I'm Dead) / Joe Klaas
    • The Birthmark (from Mister Roberts) / Thomas Heggen
    • The Lacy Battle Flag (from Don't Go Near the Water) / William Brinkley
    • The Happiest Man in the World (from Captain Newman, M.D.) / Leo Rosten
    • The Squad (from The Naked and the Dead) / Norman Mailer
    • Collision Course (from Away All Boats) / Kenneth Dodson
    • The Hunter and the Hunted (from Wolfpack) / William Hardy
    • Act of Charity (from The Mountain Road) / Theodore H. White
    • Beyond the Call of Duty (from The Locust Fire) / Eugene Brown
    • Mutiny (from The Caine Mutiny) / Herman Wouk
    • Life in the Foxholes (from The Big War) / Anton Myrer
    • Vicksburg Remembered (from The Soldier) / Richard Powell
    • Easter Sunday (from Away All Boats) / Kenneth Dodson
    • Gate to Freedom (from King Rat) / James Clavell
  • Korea (1950-1953)
    • The Band (from The Last Campaign) / Glen Ross
    • Corpsman! (from Known but to God) / Quentin Reynolds
    • Frozen March (from Band of Brothers) / Ernest Frankel
    • The Bloodstained Beach / Jacland Marmur
    • A Plethora of Sergeants (from From Here to Shimbashi) / John Sack
    • Mayday! (from The Bridges of Toko-ri) / James A. Michener
    • Orders: Plans and Execution (from The Price of Courage) / Curt Anders
    • The Tank, the Gun, the Man (from Your Own Beloved Sons) / Thomas Anderson
    • Bang the Drum Slowly (from The Last Campaign) / Glen Ross
    • The New Weapon (from The Rack) / Rod Serling
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