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The fifth field : the story of the 96 American soldiers sentenced to death and executed in Europe and North Africa in World War II

Author: French L MacLean
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Fifth Field reveals one of the final secrets of the war: how 96 American soldiers in Europe and North Africa were tried by American General Courts-Martial, convicted by military juries, sentenced to death, executed and buried in an obscure, secret plot at an American military cemetery in France"--Author's website.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: French L MacLean
ISBN: 076434577X 9780764345777
OCLC Number: 861734341
Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Historical and legal underpinnings --
The 96 --
A closer look.
Responsibility: colonel French L. MacLean, United States Army, (ret.) ; with a foreword and legal analysis by T.G. Bolen.

Abstract:

"The Fifth Field reveals one of the final secrets of the war: how 96 American soldiers in Europe and North Africa were tried by American General Courts-Martial, convicted by military juries, sentenced to death, executed and buried in an obscure, secret plot at an American military cemetery in France"--Author's website.
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