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Originally published in , To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture starring Audie Murphy as. maroc-evasion.info: The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most a moment immortalized in the classic film To Hell and Back, starring Audie himself. To Hell and Back is Audie Murphy's World War II memoir, detailing the events that led him to receive the Medal of Honor and also to become one of the .

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Audie Murphy Book

The time is , the place is Sicily, and the event is the start of the most remarkable career of any American infantryman in the war. Audie Murphy was a. To Hell and Back book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American. No Name on the Bullet book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Once, the name Audie Murphy was synonymous with military hero.

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 , 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 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.

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.

His helmet is off; and the hot sunshine glints through his coppery hair. With the sleeve of his shirt he wipes He was killed in a plane crash in at age forty-six.

Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices. On Sale: 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 , To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture starring Audie Murphy as himself.

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He received every American combat award for valor available at the time of his service, including the Medal of Honor. He also received recognitions from France and Belgium.

The Films of Audie Murphy

Don Graham's biography is both well researched and written. It doesn't try to sugar coat Murphy, but it also is not a character assa A well written biography about Audie Murphy.

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It doesn't try to sugar coat Murphy, but it also is not a character assassination piece. Graham does not shy away from the fact that Murphy was a Human being and had his share of flaws and weaknesses.

He was bad with money, possibly addicted to gambling, a womanizer, suffered from PTSD and was probably an adrenalin junkie. However he was also a loyal friend and a brave man who never cut and ran whether it was a war or just life in general. He was ambitious and a hard worker. He knew that he had been born on the lower rung of society, but he never let that stop him.

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