The national bestselling author of The First Wave tells the untold story of four of the most decorated soldiers of World War II—all Medal of Honor recipients—from the beaches of French Morocco to Hitler’s own mountaintop fortress. As the Allies raced to defeat Hitler, four men, all in the same unit, earned medal after medal for battlefield heroism. Maurice “Footsie” Britt, a former professional football player, became the very first American to receive every award for valor in a single war. Michael Daly was a West Point dropout who risked his neck over and over to keep his men alive. Keith Ware would one day become the first and only draftee in history to attain the rank of general before serving in Vietnam...
Publisher: Dutton Caliber (March 22, 2022) Pages: 368 pages ISBN-10: 0593183746 ISBN-13: 978-0593183748 ASIN: B098SMK3BM
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Alex Kershaw is a journalist, public speaker and New York Times best-selling author of ten books, including The Liberator – the basis for the Netflix series – The Longest Winter, The Bedford Boys, Avenue of Spies and The First Wave. His next book, Against All Odds, a saga of four Medal of Honor recipients, will be released in May 2022.