Naples '44 - September Summary & Analysis

Norman Lewis (author)
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Naples '44 is a series of diary entries. As a result, they will be classified according to months for ease of study. September 8th, 1943 brings an armistice with Italy. The main character is to land at Salerno, and they expect the Germans to continue to fight. They know nothing going in. They land on "Red Beach," Paestum on the evening of September 9th. Things seemed peaceful in the bay. His section has eleven members - ten sergeants and a sergeant-major. They have no orders and the Americans were indifferent to them. Further, no one knew where to find the enemy and many of the men had never used a weapon.

His section finds a camp. They awake to explore the next day, dodging a single attack plane. His troop seems accustomed to the war, but the Americans did not feel the same way. The diarist's...

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