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Author MacLean, French L., author.

Title The fifth field : the story of the 96 American soldiers sentenced to death and executed in Europe and North Africa in World War II / colonel French L. MacLean, United States Army, (ret.) ; with a foreword and legal analysis by T.G. Bolen.

Published Atglen, PA Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., [2013]

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 UniM Bail  940.5472 MACL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 352 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-349) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Historical and Legal Underpinnings -- The Big Picture -- The U.S. Army Judicial System in World War II -- pt. II The 96 -- 1.David Cobb -- 2.Harold A. Smith -- 3.James E. Kendrick -- 4, 5, 6 & 7 Willie A. Pittman, Harvey Stroud, Armstead White & David White -- 8.Charles H. Smith -- 9.Lee A. Davis -- 10.Edwin P. Jones -- 11.John H. Waters -- 12.Charles E. Spears -- 13.J. C. Leatherberry -- 14.Wiley Harris, Jr. -- 15.Alex F. Miranda -- 16.Robert L. Donnelly -- 17 & 18 Eliga Brinson & Willie Smith -- 19.Clarence Whitfield -- 20.Ray Watson -- 21.Madison Thomas -- 22 & 23 James B. Sanders & Roy W. Anderson -- 24.Paul W. Kluxdal -- 25 & 26 Joseph Watson & Willie Wimberly Jr. -- 27.Richard B. Scott -- 28.William D. Pennyfeather -- 29.Curtis L. Maxey -- 30.Theron W. McGann -- 31 & 32 Arthur E. Davis & Charles H. Jordan -- 33.James E. Hendricks -- 34.Benjamin Pygate -- 35 & 36 Oscar N. Newman & Leo Valentine Sr. -- 37.William E. Davis --
Contents note continued: 38 & 39 Ernest L. Clark & Augustine M. Guerra -- 40 & 41 John David Cooper & J.P. Wilson -- 42.Walter James Baldwin -- 43.Arthur J. Farrell -- 44.James W. Twiggs -- 45 & 46 Mervin Holden & Elwood J. Spencer -- 47.Eddie Slovik -- 48 & 49 Waiters Yancy & Robert L. Skinner -- 50.William Mack -- 51.Otis B. Crews -- 52.William Clifton Downes -- 53, 54 & 55 Amos Agee, John C. Smith & Frank Watson -- 56 & 57 Cubia Jones & Robert L. Pearson -- 58.John W. Taylor -- 59.Kinney Bruce Jones -- 60.John H. Mack -- 61.Lee A. Burns -- 62.Abraham Smalls -- 63.General L. Grant -- 64.Olin W. Williams -- 65.Tommie Davison -- 66.William Harrison, Jr. -- 67.Benjamin F. Hopper -- 68, 69 & 70 John Williams, James L. Jones & Milbert Bailey -- 71.Shelton McGhee, Sr. -- 72.George E. Smith, Jr. -- 73.George Green, Jr. -- 74.Haze Heard -- 75.William J. McCarter -- 76.Clete Oscar Norris -- 77.Alvin R. Rollins -- 78.Matthew Clay, Jr. -- 79.Werner E. Schmiedel -- 80.Aniceto Martinez --
Contents note continued: 81.Victor Ortiz-Reyes -- 82.Willie Johnson -- 83 & 84 Fred A. McMurray & Louis Till -- 85 & 86 Henry W. Nelson & John T. Jones -- 87.Charles H. Jefferies -- 88.Tom E. Gordon -- 89.Robert Wray -- 90.Henry C. Philpot -- 91.Charles M. Robinson -- 92.First Class Blake W. Mariano -- 93 & 94 Woodrow Parker & Sydney Bennerman -- 95.Mansfield Spinks -- 96.Charlie Ervin Jr. -- pt. III A Closer Look -- View from a Potential Defense Counsel or Trial Judge Advocate -- The Case of David Cobb -- Asking the Right Questions and Following-Up on the Answers -- The Case of Harold A. Smith -- A Strong Investigation Leads to a Strong Case -- The Case of Willie A. Pittman, Harvey Stroud, Armstead White & David White -- Why Severed Cases Need Separate Juries -- The Case of Paul M. Kluxdal -- Weighing Contradictory Testimony -- The Case of James E. Hendricks -- Taking the Stand as a Defendant --
Contents note continued: The Case of Cubia Jones & Robert L. Pearson -- But at the Mouth of One Witness He Shall Not Be Put to Death -- The Case of Henry W Nelson & John T. Jones -- Inside the Jury Room -- The Case of Charles M. Robinson -- Fair and Impartial Juries -- View from a Potential Juror -- Conclusions and Future Fields of Study -- Postscript -- Epilogue -- Appendices -- Appendix 1 Officer Branch/Grade Abbreviations -- Appendix 2 Dramatis Personae.
Subject Trials (Military offenses) -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Trials (Military offenses) -- Africa, North -- History -- 20th century.
Capital punishment -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Military offenses -- Africa, North -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Africa, North -- History -- 20th century.
Executions and executioners -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Executions and executioners -- Africa, North -- History -- 20th century.
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Africa, North -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 076434577X
9780764345777