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The author of this memoir was a paratrooper in WWII.

Currahee!: A Screaming Eagle at Normandy by Donald R. Burgett

Burgett produced a video series in the last few years about his returning to Cufrahee to visit the sites of his old videos. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. No eBook available Amazon. Nov 27, Dave rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, it is presented with screaminf clear prose and provided me, as a beginner, enough material to understand the events and inspired me for further readings.

Account Options Sign in. These were people boys who were trained with one purpose in mind: If you can’t wade through all four books, at normsndy read the last sentence in the last book. Read the “praise for” page in the beginning of each book. He simply tells you what he himself went through, curraher it’s very action-packed.


Burgett’s books are pretty good, but they are all dreadfully short and need to be combined into one volume. Definitely a must read if you are a WWII buff.

Currahee!: A Screaming Eagle at Normandy

Burgett parachuted into Holland, his second combat jump, as part of Operation Market-Garden, and fought for 72 days behind the German lines.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Easily one of the most readable memoirs to come out of WW2. You feel screaning you are there in all the confusion an This reads almost as a diary. Paperbackpages. Jan 07, Jeffrey Wood rated it it was amazing. It serves as a useful parallel narrative to the more-known Band of Brothers, covering similar timeframes and battles but without overlapping personnel. He also talks about how they killed several Japanese troops in Japanese uniforms in the fighting around D-day and how Russian troops fighting with the Germans attacked them mounted on horseback in classic cavalry charges.

I’d say it’s quite a book if you care for this genre. If you have seen Band of Brothers and enjoyed it this eqgle a great supplement as it shows some of the rougher edges and interesting t A quick read but a good one.

This book was the greatest book I have ever read I stayed up all night school night reading this book. However, this adds to the feeling of being there because it’s likely that Burgett was so overwhelmed that each battle and town just meshed together to create one big blur. I can’t recommend it highly enough. That they did in fact succeed was a tribute to the individuals who coalesced as small units and took action. Burgett doesn’t even use chapters to separate towns, battles or days.


Burgett produced a video serie Donald Burgett normand 4 books about his experiences as a paratrooper. Nov 29, S. Lists with This Book.

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To ask other readers questions about Currahee! Some of the things he saw and survived were brutal and his luck was phenomenal, especially when you read screaminy 4 of his books. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You live the fighting, the action, the fear and the sorrow in real time. Good book that helps fill in some additional information about the st at Normandy. Feb 19, Michael Romo rated it it was amazing.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You order right from Mr. This book covers his initial jump training, his time leading up to D-Day, D-Day itself, and the subsequent battles that followed over the next few days.

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