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Author Malarkey, Don, 1921-

Title Easy Company soldier : the legendary battles of a sergeant from World War II's "Band of Brothers" / Don Malarkey with Bob Welch.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 MALARKEY,D    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 277 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper, and lost his best friend during the nightmarish engagement at Bastogne. Drafted in 1942, Malarkey became one of the one-in-six soldiers who earned their Eagle wings. He went to England in 1943 to provide cover on the ground for the largest amphibious military attack in history: Operation Overlord. In the darkness of D-day morning, Malarkey parachuted into France and within days was awarded a Bronze Star for his heroism in battle. He fought for twenty-three days in Normandy, nearly eighty in Holland, thirty-nine in Bastogne, and nearly thirty more in and near Haugenau, France, and the Ruhr pocket in Germany. This is his epic story of how an adventurous kid from Oregon became a leader of men.--From publisher description.
Subject Malarkey, Don, 1921-
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company E.
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Welch, Bob, 1954-
ISBN 9780312378493 : $24.95

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