Titolo: To Hell and Back: The Epic Combat Journal of...
Casa editrice: Blackstone Audio
Data di pubblicazione: 2012
Legatura: No Binding
Condizione libro: New
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Riassunto: The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American soldier in World War II, back in print in a trade paperback
Originally published in 1949, To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture starring Audie Murphy as himself. More than fifty years later, this classic wartime memoir is just as gripping as it was then.
Desperate to see action but rejected by both the marines and paratroopers because he was too short, Murphy eventually found a home with the infantry. He fought through campaigns in Sicily, Italy, France, and Germany. Although still under twenty-one years old on V-E Day, he was credited with having killed, captured, or wounded 240 Germans. He emerged from the war as America's most decorated soldier, having received twenty-one medals, including our highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor. To Hell and Back is a powerfully real portrayal of American GI's at war.
[Read by Grover Gardner]
Audie Murphy was a desperately poor eighteen-year-old orphan when he joined the Army. By V-E Day, he had become the most decorated soldier in American history. His story has been recognized for its grim authenticity.
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