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Onward we charge : the heroic story of Darby's Rangers in World War II

Author: H Paul Jeffers
Publisher: New York : NAL Caliber, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart, and posthumously promoted to Brigadier General by President Truman, Colonel William Darby was an indisputable hero. His elite battalion of Army Rangers paved the way for Ranger success in subsequent wars, and left an unforgettable legacy in its wake. This book takes readers from the beachheads of North Africa to the bloody campaigns of southern Italy, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jeffers, H. Paul (Harry Paul), 1934-
Onward we charge.
New York : NAL Caliber, c2007
(OCoLC)625244573
Named Person: William Orlando Darby; William Orlando Darby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Paul Jeffers
ISBN: 9780451221285 0451221281
OCLC Number: 73993959
Description: vi, 312 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: H. Paul Jeffers.
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Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart, and posthumously promoted to Brigadier General by President Truman, Colonel William Darby was an indisputable hero. His elite battalion of Army Rangers paved the way for Ranger success in subsequent wars, and left an unforgettable legacy in its wake. This book takes readers from the beachheads of North Africa to the bloody campaigns of southern Italy, and to Darby's tragic death by German shrapnel just eight days before V-E Day. This is the true story of a man who held his own beside the greatest military figures in history.--From publisher description.

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