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--Curtis Wilkie, author of The Fall of the House of Zeus
"An army unit sent to quell a riot with all they need but a map to find the place, so a rookie lieutenant kidnaps a Navy seaman to guide them--it reads like fiction, but it's all true, and Henry Gallagher tells it as only someone who was part of it could. A well-researched and fascinating new take on one of the turning points in the civil rights movement which makes for a very good read."
-- Bob Schieffer, CBS News
"Henry Gallagher was one of the key players in an astonishing moment in U.S. history. . . . In this electrifying narrative, he gives us a vivid glimpse of the courage of a brother American soldier, the remarkable crusader James Meredith."
--William Doyle, author of An American Insurrection
Gallagher has performed a very useful service in this very interesting and unusual book. A college graduate from Minnesota serving a two year stint as a military police officer,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alexander Shakow
Neat book. Great history. Well-supported by cited sources.
My dad was one of the Military Police back then. I was hoping to catch a glimpse in a photo.
I enjoyed Mr. Gallagher’s book from a personal and from a law enforcement perspective. As a child of the deep South and a law enforcement officer of forty plus years, I felt like I... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John G Wheeler
Great read. Henry Gallagher paints a vivid picture of the South during the integration of Ole Miss. Read morePublished 3 months ago by lciamillo
Henry T. gives an excellent picture of the bygone days of Mississippi racism. For Lt. Gallagher is was an eye opening experience for a young Lieutenant just out of college ROTC... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Don Hazelwood
Great story, I was there with the troops from the 82d Airborne Division. Now I have the big picture of what happened.Published 21 months ago by Joseph M. Logan
Not only is this a compelling story, this books gives great insight into the culture of the deep south in the 1960's. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Gary Segal