From the beginning of time, history has been "passed on" through
storytellers. A MILE IN THEIR SHOES: CONVERSATIONS WITH VETERANS OF
WORLD WAR II is a fine example of how and why we need to keep
history alive. Elson interviewed veterans of World War II and this
book is a story told in their words.
The action starts with Angelo Crapanzano's story of being in the
engine room of LST 507 (Landing Ship-Tank) during exercises off the