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Once an Eagle (Part 1 of a 2-Part Cassette Edition )(Library) By Anton Myrer Once an Eagle Part of a Part Cassette Edition Library This is part of a part Audiobook Cassette library edition in vinyl case Once an Eagle is the story of one special man a soldier named Sam Damon and his adversary over a lifetime fellow officer
  • Title: Once an Eagle (Part 1 of a 2-Part Cassette Edition )(Library)
  • Author: Anton Myrer
  • ISBN: 9781455121335
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Audio
  • Once an Eagle (Part 1 of a 2-Part Cassette Edition )(Library) By Anton Myrer This is part 1 of a 2 part Audiobook Cassette library edition in vinyl case Once an Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest Massengale, however, brilliantly advances his career by ma This is part 1 of a 2 part Audiobook Cassette library edition in vinyl case Once an Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest Massengale, however, brilliantly advances his career by making the right connections behind the lines and in Washington s corridors of power Beginning in the French countryside during the Great War, the conflict between these adversaries solidifies in the isolated garrison life marking peacetime, intensifies in the deadly Pacific jungles of World War II, and reaches its treacherous conclusion in the last major battleground of the Cold War Vietnam A study in character and values, courage, nobility, honesty, and selflessness, here is an unforgettable story about a man who embodies the best in our nation and in us all.
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    1. Anton Myrer

      Anton Myrer, who died of leukemia in 1996, was a best selling author whose themes were America s loss of innocence and the use and abuse of power He is particularly remembered for The Last Convertible 1978 , a summation of the American experience during and after World War II, and for Once an Eagle 1968 , which traces the life of a regular Army officer and his family from before World War I to Vietnam Orville Prescott, in The New York Times wrote of Once an Eagle Myrer is a superb story teller.who cares about the narrative and is a master The Army War College Foundation, which is republishing the novel this year, describes it as a perceptive study of the profession of arms an a chilling overview of armed conflict Myrer forces us to smell and feel the battlefield as well as hear and see it Myrer also wrote Evil Under the Sun 1951 The Big War 1957 , of which one critic wrote, I doubt if it is possible to come much closer to an American War and Peace The Violent Shore, 1962 The Intruder A Novel of Boston 1965 The Tiger Waits 1973 and A Green Desire 1981 The Library has copies of all eight novels in much read first editions and, in the case of six of the eight, in leather bound volumes recently donated by Mrs Myrer.Born in Worchester, Massachusetts, Myrer grew up in the Berkshires, Cape Cod, and Beacon Hill all settings for his novels A 1941 graduate of Boston Latin School, he interrupted his education at Harvard after Pearl Harbor to enlist in the Marine Corps and spent than three years in the Pacific He rose to the rank of corporal, took part in the invasion of Guam, and was wounded He returned to graduate from Harvard magna cum laude and subsequently lived on the Cape, in Portugal, and at the time of his death, in upstate New York where he received books by mail from the LibraryAll who have read Myrer s novels know the strength and passion of his moral vision Barbara H Stantonnysoclib notes notes4

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