The Resource Soldiers of a Different Cloth, John F. Wukovits, (electronic resource)

Soldiers of a Different Cloth, John F. Wukovits, (electronic resource)

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Soldiers of a Different Cloth
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Soldiers of a Different Cloth
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John F. Wukovits
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eng
Summary
In Soldiers of a Different Cloth , New York Times bestselling author and military historian John Wukovits tells the inspiring story of thirty-five chaplains and missionaries who, while garnering little acclaim, performed extraordinary feats of courage and persistence during World War II. Ranging in age from twenty-two to fifty-three, these University of Notre Dame priests and nuns were counselor, friend, parent, and older sibling to the young soldiers they served. These chaplains experienced the horrors of the Death March in the Philippines and the filthy holds of the infamous Hell Ships. They dangled from a parachute while descending toward German fire at Normandy and shivered in Belgium's frigid snows during the Battle of the Bulge. They languished in German and Japanese prison camps, and stood speechless at Dachau. Based on a vast collection of letters, papers, records, and photographs in the archives of the University of Notre Dame, as well as other contemporary sources, Wukovits brings to life these nearly forgotten heroes who served wherever duty sent them and wherever the war dictated. Wukovits intertwines their stories on the battlefronts with their memories of Notre Dame. In their letters to their superior in South Bend, Indiana, they often asked about the campus, the Grotto, and the football team. Their love for Notre Dame helped buttress them during their wartime tribulations, and their return to campus was akin to a warm homecoming. Soldiers of a Different Cloth will fascinate and engage all listeners interested in the history of World War II and alumni, friends, and fans of the Fighting Irish
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Wukovits, John F
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Soldiers of a Different Cloth, John F. Wukovits, (electronic resource)
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online
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Soldiers of a Different Cloth, John F. Wukovits, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/87c3c26b-cb96-4e50-b9f5-e12d8d644a8f
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digital storage
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not applicable
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stereophonic
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
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online
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not applicable
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
Stock number
87C3C26B-CB96-4E50-B9F5-E12D8D644A8F
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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