Book Review: The Way It Was by L. Langford Hodges

L. Langford Hodges captures the imagination of World War II history buffs, military strategists, and patriotic citizens as he relates the realities of war, the turbulent years of uncertainty and terror, the camaraderie of the young serviceman, and their heroism in his book The Way it Was.

Hodges draws from his experiences in Corsica during WWII to relate John’s story. John, after graduating from high school, enlists in the Army Air Force in 1943 during World War II. He is trained as a fighter pilot and assigned to duty in Italy.


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Phil Hodges

Phil Hodges is one of the authors writing for WAR HISTORY ONLINE