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Histria Books Announces the Release of Bugs and Bullets

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PALM BEACH, Fla. - s4story -- In honor of Veteran's Day, Histria Books is pleased to announce the release today, November 11, 2019, of Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctor on the Eastern Front during World War I by Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne, available in paperback. The book is published by the Center for Romanian Studies, an imprint of Histria Books dedicated to works on the history and culture of Romania.

Bug and Bullets is the memoir of this brave doctor who spent two years combating disease and epidemics, and dealing with the horrors of war from behind enemy lines on the Eastern Front. Bayne's memoir provides a unique account of life in Romania during the First World War. He vividly describes medical conditions faced on the Eastern Front, revealing first-hand the savagery of war. Bugs and Bullets also portrays the difficulties faced by the civilian population, overwhelmed by hunger and disease. As a foreign observer, he provides a unique glimpse into life in Romanian villages during the war and creates an insightful portrait of the land and its people.

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Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctor on the Eastern Front during World War I is edited and enhanced by a thorough introductory study on the author's life and work by Dr. Ernest H. Latham, Jr., former cultural attaché at the American Embassy in Bucharest. Dr. Latham is a well-known specialist on Romanian history and has written the only biography of Dr. Bayne, entitled What Strange Fate.

Bugs and Bullets is essential reading for anyone interested in medical conditions during World War I and life on the Eastern Front during this dramatic period in history. It also provides a valuable look at life in the country on the eve of the creation of modern Romania.

The book, in both hardcover and paperback editions, is available at https://HistriaBooks.com and at all major book retailers. Titles published by Histria Books are distributed worldwide by the Casemate Group. For information on publishing with Histria Books please visit HistriaBooks.com or contact us at info@histriabooks.com

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