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The European Adventure: 1944 to 1945

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by: By Bruce Burris Bradley
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Publication Date: March 11, 2018
Book Size: 7.5" x 7.5"
Pages: 100
Binding: Perfect Bound
Color: Black and White
ISBN: 9780999582749

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Book Synopsis
Bruce Burris Bradley was the youngest of three Bradley brothers born in upper Michigan who served in World War II. He enlisted after college and was a Sergeant in the 118th Evacuation Hospital Unit. First based in Texas, the 118th was sent to Europe in late 1944. Bruce kept a Journal of his experiences in England, France and Germany. Shortly after returning home he typed up his war memoirs and put a scrapbook together of many of the photographs, postcards, and objects he saved from that time. When he “liberated” a German camera and found film inside, he had that developed and added those prints of an anonymous German family to his scrapbook.

He visited Buchenwald Concentration Camp two weeks after it was liberated and took photos and wrote about the experience. He collected German badges, propaganda, paper money, stamps, a map of Paris in German, and even his “Welcome To The States” brochure from Camp Myles Standish near Boston.

His memoir has been edited by Nancy Brooks and is published here for the first time.
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Railway Station Press is a small nonfiction book publisher based in Alexandria, Virginia. It started out as a letterpress print shop in an old train station in the Shenandoah Valley, producing limited-edition cards and poetry broadsides.

The Railway Station Press logo is based on a woodcut by Maryland artist Christopher Manson, who is a children's book author and illustrator.

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