Ten true stories of heroes of World War II! Pfc. Jack Lucas -- just a teenager -- is on patrol on Iwo Jima when two grenades land at his feet. Can he save his comrades' lives? Lt. Col. James Rudder and his Rangers are climbing a 100-foot-high cliff on a secret D-Day mission. Can they survive the Nazis' devastating firepower? Sgt. Forrest Vosler is blinded and wounded from an attack by German fighter planes on his crippled bomber. Can he make it home? The world was saved by these and many more real-life heroes. You will never forget their incredible true stories.
About the Author
Allan Zullo is the author of more than 120 nonfiction books on subjects ranging from sports and the supernatural to history and animals. He has introduced readers to the Ten True Tales series, gripping stories of extraordinary persons who have met the challenges of dangerous, sometimes life-threatening, situations. In addition, he has authored five books about the real-life experiences of young people during the Holocaust. Allan, the father of two grown daughters and grandfather of five, lives with his wife, Kathryn, near Asheville, North Carolina. To learn more about the author, visit his website at www.allanzullo.com.
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World War II Heroes based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
10 True Tales showcases the bravery and patriotism of several WWII Medal of Honor recipients. 10 True Tales, by nonfiction writer Allan Zullo, tells ten awe-inspiring tales of Medal of Honor recipients who served during WWII. Each account narrates a different scenario highlighting the military environment, influence of religious beliefs, and the state of the country during war time. Zullo’s level of detail provides a very surreal experience as you visualize the battlefield where the heroes were fighting and whom they were fighting against. These anecdotes include a captured soldier’s experience in a Japanese POW camp and the story of the first living African-American Medal of Honor recipient. Many of the events in the book are riveting and tear jerking, like the hero who selflessly threw himself on a grenade to save his fellow brothers or the solider who fought for 18 hours straight during the raid on Pearl Harbor. Each entry tells of truly amazing feats of luck and skill experienced by those who protected America during World War II. 10 True Tales is truly inspiring and allowed me the privilege of knowing more about these brave heroes. I give this book 50 American stars and stripes. Reviewed by Zander H., age 13, Mid-America Mensa
World War || was such a sad time, it's nice to here about heros that helped save lives.
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