Written with passion and intelligence, the letters of the Abraham
Lincoln Brigade in World War II express the raw idealism of
anti-fascist soldiers who experienced the war in boot camps,
cockpits, and foxholes, but never lost sight of the great global
issues at stake.
When the United States entered World War II on December 7, 1941,
only one group of American soldiers had already confronted the
fascist enemy on the battlefield: the... more...