Death Denied

by Keith Turnham | Biographies & Memoirs | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1593522096 Global Overview for this book
Registered by dallasjay of Dallas, Texas USA on 1/3/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by dallasjay from Dallas, Texas USA on Saturday, January 3, 2009
Review by Congressman Duncan Hunter, California's 52nd District.
Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley, MacArthur...these are the heroes most commonly associated with WWII. Yet, the war displays a tapestry of millions of threads, each representing the experiences of common Americans who met and overcame the extraordinary challenges of those trying times. Individual character was displayed every minute of every day by heroic Americans at home and on the battlefields. These "average" Americans, unnoticed by historians, saved the world from the Axis powers through their individual actions. Each story is unique in its own particulars, yet common in its manifestation. Collectively, they represent the great American virtues of courage, patriotism, and goodness, Such is the story of Keith Turnham. Turnham, like millions of his fellow Americans, had to forego his education due to the advent of the war. He was thrust into combat, shot down, captured, and imprisoned by the Nazis. In "Death Denied," his day-to-day experiences are instructive to all who aspire to the robust patriotism reflected in our citizens. It was on the backs of our fighting warriors that the world's freedom was secured. Those were desparate years. Turnham's narrative reviews the goodness, generosity, and courage of an American GI. His ability to find humor in some of the most trying circumstances brings depth to this book. It is not only informative but extremely inspiring. I recommend it to all.

Released 13 yrs ago (1/28/2009 UTC) at Old California Coffee House / Restaurant Row in San Marcos, California USA

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