Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens

"Guard of Honor" is a detailed and realistic portrayal of life in a World War II army air forces base. It revolves around the experiences of a disillusioned newspaperman, who is called back into service during World War II. The narrative delves into the complexities of military life, the intricate bureaucracy, racial tensions, and the moral dilemmas faced by those in positions of power during the war. The novel explores the themes of duty, honor, and the harsh realities of war.

The 9320th greatest book of all time


Published
1948
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
650-700
Words
206,000
Original Language
English

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