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The price of valor : the life of Audie Murphy, America's most decorated hero of World War II / David A. Smith.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 940.54 Smith David (Text) 22960001060978 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 10/14/2020
Anderson - Iva Branch 940.54 Smith David (Text) 22960001060986 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Lander Memorial Branch 940.54 Smith David (Text) 22960001060994 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B MURPHY SMI (Text) 30018005214800 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Main Library 92 Murphy (Text) 33172005758600 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781621573173
  • ISBN: 1621573176
  • Physical Description: xiv, 241 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2015]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A child of the depression -- Finding a purpose -- Into the fight -- Italy -- A road to heroism -- A weary victor -- A hero returns to Texas -- A hero goes to Hollywood -- The making of a star -- To hell and back -- Riding a crooked trail -- No name on the bullet.
Summary, etc.:
When he was seventeen years old, Audie Murphy falsified his birth records so he could enlist in the Army and help defeat the Nazis. When he was nineteen, he single-handedly turned back the German Army at the Battle of Colmar Pocket by climbing on top of a tank with a machine gun, a moment immortalized in the classic film To Hell and Back, starring Audie himself. In the first biography covering his entire life—including his severe PTSD and his tragic death at age 45—the unusual story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated hero of WWII, is brought to life for a new generation.
Subject: Murphy, Audie, 1924-1971.
United States. Army > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front.
Medal of Honor > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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