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Sam's Circus

The story is told through the eyes of PFC "Wheels" Toland, the 18-year-old greenie who first appears on-screen in a moving truck with his unit in Normandy, France, 21 days after D-Day, 1944. Writer Bill Vought delivers with great gallows humor, frightening combat situations, and interesting characters dealing with kleptomania, alcoholism, cigarette addiction, and combat fatigue.