"Well-researched and finely written, Tim Brady's A Death in San Pietro is a compelling read—one that I enjoyed as both military history and as the backstory for one of the best documentary films to come out of World War II."
—Stephen Harding, author of the New York Times bestseller The Last Battle
A Death in San Pietro chronicles the quietly heroic and beloved Captain Waskow and his company as they make their way into battle.
Waskow’s 36th (“Texas”) Division would ultimately succeed in driving the Germans off the mountains; but not before eighty percent of Waskow’s company is lost in action.
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