A new Library of America volume presents three powerful firsthand accounts of WWII by veterans of the Pacific War who lived to tell their stories: E. B. Sledge, Samuel Hynes, and Alvin Kernan. Volume editor Elizabeth D. Samet, professor of English at West Point, joins historian Richard B. Frank to discuss what makes these memoirs classics of the modern literature of war.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
6:00 pm ET
World War II Memoirs: The Pacific Theater
A conversation with Elizabeth D. Samet and Richard B. Frank