By Anton Myrer
Required interpreting for West aspect and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the tale of 1 designated guy, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over an entire life, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a qualified who places responsibility, honor, and the lads he instructions above self-interest. Massengale, in spite of the fact that, brilliantly advances by way of making the precise connections at the back of the strains and in Washington's corridors of energy. starting within the French geographical region in the course of the nice struggle, the clash among those adversaries solidifies within the remoted garrison existence marking peacetime, intensifies within the lethal Pacific jungles of global warfare II, and reaches its treacherous end within the final significant battleground of the chilly War—Vietnam. Now reissued with a brand new foreword by way of acclaimed historian Carlo D'Este, here's an unforgettable tale of a guy who embodies the simplest in our nation—and in us all.