New York Heroes consists of four in-depth biographical essays on Nicholas Herkimer, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Fiorello La Guardia, as well as, four brief essays on Nathanael Greene, Dr. Emily Dunning Barringer, Thomas E. Dewey and Ed Koch.
These individuals faced formidable obstacles and while their accomplishments differ, they all made an indelible mark on New York State history. These individuals rose to greatness and became leaders by eventually triumphing over all adversities with an abundance of can do spirit.
The book is intended for those wishing to study leaders and leadership. On the book cover is the 1942-1943 U.S. Navy Roundel--the insignia painted on World War II Grumman Avenger TBFs (Torpedo-Bomber-Fighters). The author's father, USN Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel C. Marrone was an Avenger TBF tailgunner in the Pacific Theater. At the center of the Roundel is the historic marker honoring General Nicholas Herkimer for his valor at the decisive Battle of Oriskany.
|Publisher:||Halo Publishing International|
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