Grace Under Fire: Letters of Faith in Times of War

They can laugh about foxhole religion but every front line soldier embraces a little religion and are not ashamed to pray. When you face death hourly and daily you can’t help but believe in Divine Guidance. My faith in God has increased a thousand fold. He has pulled me thru when nothing else could.”

So wrote Sergeant Alvin McAnney from the battlefield in Luxembourg in the fall of 1944, just before he was killed in action.

 

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