Never before published in English this harrowing account of the author's experiences fighting in Europe during the Second World War is a major literary discovery and finally sees the light of day four years after his death.
The book includes an account of a significant war crime committed by American forces which was covered up at the time. The memories of this even haunted the author throughout his life.
Subtitled 'Tales Not Told', SHRRAPNEL contains the war stories he never wanted to tell his children. It is an unforgettable read from one of America's finest novelists.