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This book has been compiled from official and unofficial sources to afford men who have been in combat with the 393rd Infantry a review of the Regiment's action in the European Theater of Operations. With emphasis placed on the unit rather than individual action, the book has omitted stories of personal heroism.
Names of men in pictures have been purposely omitted. To each man. who fought with the 393rd Infantry belongs credit for the hard-fought battle. To him belongs also the privilege of relating his deeds. Some five thousand men participated with the regiment in combat -- to each this book is the background of his own fight.
Effort has been made to show action of every section that comprises an infantry regiment in combat. A sincere endeavor was made to encompass all who played a part in building a fighting team.
United States Army, World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, 393rd Infantry Regiment
Fritz, Ernest W. and United States Army, "A pictorial account of the 393rd Infantry Regiment in combat, 1944-1945" (1945). World War Regimental Histories. 57.