Command of Honor

Command of Honor

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The inspiring true story of General Lucian Truscott, one of the greatest combat commanders of World War II. General Lucian K. Truscott was an American military giant: tough, resourceful, and devoted to the men under his command. Unlike the more flamboyant high-ranking European field commanders of the time, he was neither arrogant nor in pursuit of personal glory-but rather a loyal, humble man who led his troops from the front and fought every enemy with a tenacity that made him one of the most respected and revered commanders in the U.S. Army. In Command of Honor, author H. Paul Jeffers chronicles the life of this American hero. For the first time, the life of Truscott is revealed: his ramshackle childhood in Texas and Oklahoma, his extraordinary combat service, and his peacetime duties. But above all, this is a story of leadership and sacrifice by a man who lived for duty, honor, and courage-a man who would become a legend in the annals of U.S. Army history.In a multiple-page photo essay by Margaret Bourke-White titled a€œForgotten Front, a€ with the subtitle aquot;U.S. Fifth Army Fights ... for spending uncomfortable days in the mountainsa€”seeking stories of small action that would have limited news value.


Title:Command of Honor
Author: H. Paul Jeffers
Publisher:Penguin - 2008-06-03
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