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Every man a hero : a memoir of D-Day, the first wave at Omaha Beach, and a world at war / Ray Lambert and Jim DeFelice.

Author/Creator:
Lambert, Ray (Arnold Ray) author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Lambert, Ray (Arnold Ray)
United States. Army -- Medical personnel -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Biography.
Operation Neptune.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Personal narratives.
Autobiographies.
Summary:
"Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs, a tour-de-force of remembrance evoking his role as a decorated World War II medic who risked his life to save the heroes of D-Day."--Publisher's description.
Contents:
Introduction: 0-hour+15 / by Jim DeFelice
Prologue: Why we remember
Early days
Echoes of war
Infamy and England
Lighting the torch
My life in my hands
Husky
(Some) rest for the weary
A mighty endeavor
Beyond despair
Deliverance
Breakout
The rewards of peace
Legacy
Collaborator's note: Bringing Ray's story to the page / by Jim DeFelice
Appendix A: The combat medics of World War II
Appendix B: Battle fatigue, psychoneurosis, and PTSD in Waorld War II
Appendix C: Further reading.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-269) and index.
Contributor:
DeFelice, Jim, 1956- author.
ISBN:
9780062937483
0062937480
OCLC:
1080430655
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