• Susan Seligson

    Susan Seligson has written for many publications and websites, including the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, the Boston Globe, Yankee, Outside, Redbook, the Times of London, Salon.com, Radar.com, and Nerve.com. Profile

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There are 8 comments on “Immensely Readable” World War II Survival Tale

  1. I got a copy out of the Vancouver public library.
    Good read.
    I am particularly impressed by Zuckoff’s dedication to accuracy.
    I read a lot of WWII personal memoirs, and all too often they are full of recreated conversations.
    I was taken by the reference to Zuckoff’s translator, Buzz Maxey. His story would make a good book.

  2. Hi, I was Navy cook at the destoryier repair base at Holandia New Gunie from 1943 to 1945. The news there was nil and so the beet goes on. The country as a whole was only what you could see around you. From the days of fox holes to us having a baracks you live in things was as usural each day, the years was just another day in the day of living.I spent many days at the ATC base from where the plane took off from, and of all the people that I met I only remember Lt.Cope. You see I was only 17 or 18 years old at the time, and nothing was impressive except doing another day of duty. The book on the story is most impressive. Ike (p.s. the spelling is bad ,but that’s just me!)

  3. I just finished reading this book, available on Barnes and Noble ebook(Nook). I am a voracious reader since youth and can say this is absolutely in the top 3 of books I have ever read. Fascinating story, well researched and written, with great, and real characters. This was truly a book that when I had to put it down I could not wait to return to it. I commend the author for the well written story and his research in producing such an excellent book.

  4. Mr Zuckof’s book will keep this fascinating history of courageous survivors and rescuers alive. I needs to be a classic memory for all. A great book and well written with a demo of Zuckof’s colorful and exciting vocabulary.

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