Tedium and Terror
Written between 1943 and 1945 when teenaged Sy Kahn was a WW II
soldier stationed in the South Pacific, this meticulously kept diary
is a vivid account of a sensitive young man's experiences through
the hell of war.
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Available for purchase through most booksellers, or through the
publisher, the University
of Illinois Press.
information about how
Between Tedium and Terror
helped shape the D-Day Museum here.
left, Sy as a 19-year-old recruit in 1943.
Below right, Sy as winch operator in the Philippines, 1945.
Sy with fellow soldier Norm Denison in 1944, and 60 years later in 2004.