By John Bigelow,Leonard Biedermann
"A fellow by no means quite appreciates freedom until eventually it really is taken clear of him. it really is indubitably the main helpful factor now we have. what percentage, repeatedly for the reason that my liberation have I given thank you for the nice privilege of being an American." John Allen Bigelow, in his first letter domestic after the top of global battle II.
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American Soldier: A Love Story by John Bigelow,Leonard Biedermann