Forrest C. Pogue (1912-1996) was undoubtedly one of the greatest World War II combat historians. Born and educated in Kentucky, he is perhaps best known for his definitive four-volume biography of General George C. Marshall. Franklin D. Anderson, Forrest Pogue's nephew by marriage, is a longtime educator. He lives in Princeton, Kentucky.
Priceless... so superior that I can't think of words of praise that could express how good it is. - Stephen E. Ambrose ""Pogue's descriptions of life for the combat soldiers are among the finest in military literature."" - Washington Post Book World ""As good as it gets: an honest, brave account of the war that set the stage for everything - foreign and domestic - that has come our way since."" - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ""Pogue was the first and among the best historians of WWII."" - Choice ""A story that recaptures a pivotal period along with its dirt, grime, confusion, heroics, and hysterics."" - Military Review