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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 - hardcover

"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
Table Of 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
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
xxvii, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations, maps, portraits, 24 cm

Library Locations

  • Brandon Public Library

    Brandon Public Library 117 East Main St, Brandon, WI, 53919, US