9780312563233

Easy Company Soldier The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from World War II's "Band of Brothers"

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312563233

  • ISBN10:

    031256323X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-12
  • Publisher: Griffin
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Summary

This harrowing memoir recounts the story of a Band of Brothers soldier who spent more consecutive days in combat than any other member of the Easy Company. Two 8-page bw photo inserts.

Author Biography

Don Malarkey was born in 1921 and grew up in Astoria, Oregon. He was drafted in 1942 and spent more consecutive days in combat than any other member of E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division—the most recognized fighting unit in American history. Today he lives in Oregon.

Bob Welch is a nationally recognized author and journalist whose book American Nightingale, about the first nurse to die in World War II after the landings at Normandy, was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America and was an Oregon Book Award finalist. He lives in Oregon.

Table of Contents

The Choicep. 1
Bomba the Jungle Boyp. 7
"Mom, Don't Worry, I'll Be Back"p. 25
Toccoa, Sobel, and Survivalp. 35
Skip Muck and the March to Atlantap. 50
Prelude to the Great Crusadep. 64
Jumping into the Darknessp. 87
Beauty and the Beastp. 102
Unclaimed Laundryp. 114
"Beyond This Place of Wrath and Tears"p. 126
The Knock on the Doorp. 148
"What's a Guy Gotta Do to Die?"p. 159
Burying It Deep Withinp. 183
Letters from Two Womenp. 196
Dreaming of Wild Blackberriesp. 214
The War That Never Endsp. 224
Epilogue: Remembering the Band of Brothersp. 240
Afterwordp. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 259
Indexp. 261
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