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By Stephen L. Ossad,Don R. Marsh,Martin Blumenson

ISBN-10: 0878333088

ISBN-13: 9780878333080

ISBN-10: 158979351X

ISBN-13: 9781589793514

significant normal Maurice Rose (1899-1945), commander of third Amored, First Army's mythical "Spearhead" department, used to be the highest-ranking American Jewish officer ever killed in conflict, and the one person casualty to spark a battle Crimes research. This, the 1st and basically biography of this crucial international struggle II determine, tells the dramatic tale of Rose's life—-from his early life as a son of a rabbi, via his reports in global conflict I and within the U.S. cavalry, to his meteoric upward push as America's resolution to Rommel. In 1943, Rose negotiated and authorized the quit of the German military in Tunisia, the 1st large-scale give up to an American strength in the course of international struggle II. on the conflict of Carentan in June 1944, he kept the 506th Parachute Infantry (of Band of Brothers fame), and can rather well have stored the full Normandy beachhead from a catastrophic German counterattack. His fantastic, bold, and competitive protecting strategies in the course of the conflict of the Bulge avoided an enemy leap forward to the Meuse River and past, thereby problematical the German advance.
Based on unique archival learn and unique interviews, this biography shatters outdated myths and actual distortions, and gives a refreshingly inquisitive and significant standpoint. Steven L. Ossad and Don R. Marsh display new insights into Rose's arguable death—-was he killed simply because he was once Jewish or simply because he went for his weapon?—-and in regards to the much more arguable investigations that undefined. As compelling and striking because the lifestyles that it describes, this biography will pay long-overdue tribute to 1 of America's maximum heroes.

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