About the Author
David A. Smith is a senior lecturer in American history at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from what is now Texas State University in San Marcos and his Ph.D. in modern American history from the University of Missouri. He lives in Woodway, TX, with his wife and children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Child of the Depression 1
Chapter 2 Finding a Purpose 11
Chapter 3 Into the Fight 19
Chapter 5 A Road to Heroism 45
Chapter 6 A Weary Victor 61
Chapter 7 A Hero Returns to Texas 77
Chapter 8 A Hero Goes to Hollywood 91
Chapter 9 The Making of a Star 109
Chapter 10 To Hell and Back 125
Chapter 11 Riding a Crooked Trail 147
Chapter 12 No Name on the Bullet 163
Filmography of Audie Murphy 181
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Short and interesting Bio on a true American Hero.
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