Call of Duty: My Life Before, During, and After the Band of Brothers

Call of Duty: My Life Before, During, and After the Band of Brothers

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Call of Duty: My Life Before, During, and After the Band of Brothers by Lynn Compton, Marcus Brotherton

The national bestselling World War II memoir with a foreword by John McCain.

As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in critical battles of World War II as a member of Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of Brothers.

This is the true story of a real-life hero. From his years as a two-sport UCLA star who played baseball with Jackie Robinson and football in the 1943 Rose Bowl, through his legendary post-World War II legal career as a prosecutor, in which he helped convict Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Robert F. Kennedy, Buck Compton's story truly embodies the American Dream: college sports star, esteemed combat veteran, detective, attorney, judge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425227879
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/05/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 651,047
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton (1921–2012) was a decorated war veteran, lawyer, and judge. In 1969, he led the team that secured the prosecution of Sirhan B. Sirhan for the assassination of US Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Compton's military service in World War II was portrayed in the 2001 HBO miniseries Band of Brothers. He served as a lieutenant and commanded Company E, also known as Easy Company, in the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division. For his heroic service he was awarded a Silver Star and a Purple Heart.

Marcus Brotherton is a journalist and professional writer, known internationally for his literary collaborations with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel. He is the author of the national bestsellers A Company of HeroesWe Who Are Alive and Remain, and the coauthor of Call of Duty with Lieutenant Lynn "Buck" Compton.

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Call of Duty: My Life Before, During, and After the Band of Brothers 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
lapd00duke More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the book and was glad to read more about what happened before and after the war. If you want to get to know Buck Compton, besides being a soldier, this book is for you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago