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Author Hoffman, Alice M., 1929- author.

Title Archives of Memory : a Soldier Recalls World War II.

Publication Info. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
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Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps; Foreword by Forrest C. Pogue; Foreword by Charles T. Morrissey; Introduction; Biographical Note on Howard S. Hoffman; 1. A Psychological Overview of Memory; 2. Stateside Experiences: First Recall Document; 3. Stateside Experiences: Analysis of Memories; 4. The Italian Campaign: First Recall Document; 5. The Italian Campaign: Analysis of Memories; 6. From Southern France to the Elbe: First Recall Document; Plate Section; 7. From Southern France to the Elbe: Analysis of Memories; 8. War's End and Return to Civilian Life: First Recall Document.
9. War's End and Return to Civilian Life: Analysis of MemoriesConclusion; Appendices; Appendix 1. The Italian Campaign: Second Recall Document; Appendix 2. Daily Log, Company C, Third Chemical Mortar Battalion; Appendix 3. Combat Units Supported by Hoffman's Company; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Summary ""Tell me about the war""--These words launched a ten-year project in oral history by a husband-and-wife team. Howard Hoffman fought in World War II from Cassino to the Elbe as a mortar crewman and a forward observer. His war experiences are of intrinsic interest to readers who seek a foot soldier's view of those historic events. But the principal purpose of this study was to explore the bounds of memory, to gauge its accuracy and its stability over time, and to determine the effects of various efforts to enhance it. Alice Hoffman, a historian, initiated the study because she recognized the.
Subject Hoffman, Howard S., 1925-2006.
United States. Army -- Biography.
Hoffman, Howard S., 1925-2006. (OCoLC)fst00156396
United States. Army. (OCoLC)fst00533532
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Oral history.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
HISTORY -- Military -- General.
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
Oral history. (OCoLC)fst01047055
Soldiers. (OCoLC)fst01125233
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Western Front (World War (1939-1945)) (OCoLC)fst01900004
Chronological Term 1939 - 1945
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Personal narratives -- American. (OCoLC)fst01424071
Added Author Hoffman, Howard S., 1925-2006.
Other Form: Print version: Hoffman, Alice M. Archives of Memory : A Soldier Recalls World War II. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015 9780813117188
ISBN 9780813149325 (electronic bk.)
0813149320 (electronic bk.)
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