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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II by [Makos, Adam, Alexander, Larry]
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“A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating.”—USA Today

“Beautifully told.”CNN

“A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war.”Publishers Weekly

“Oh, it’s a good one!”Fox News

“Deeply felt by its author and deeply affecting to read.”The Times, London

“A truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry.”Daily Mail

“Incredible.”New York Post

“Inspiring.”Kirkus Reviews 

“From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read.”—Joe Galloway, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once...and Young 

“This book grips you like a movie. It’s part Top Gun, part Valkyrie, and more.”—Marcus Brotherton, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Tough as They Come

“It is often said that ‘war is hell’—and it is—however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours.”—Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII

A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors and will forever change how you look at World War II.”—Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless

“Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read.”—Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand

 

About the Author

Adam Makos is the author of the New York Times and international bestseller A Higher Call. In his work as a journalist, Adam has interviewed countless veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and present-day wars. In pursuit of a story, he has flown a WWII bomber, accompanied a Special Forces raid in Iraq, and organized an expedition to North Korea in search of an MIA American serviceman. His book, A Higher Call, is studied in the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College, the J.A.G. Legal Center and School, and appears on reading list of the U.S. Air Force. Adam lives in Denver, Colorado.

Larry Alexander is the author of the New York Times bestselling biography Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers. He is also the author of Shadows in the Jungle: The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II and In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company’s Battlefields with Sgt. Forrest Guth. Alexander has been a journalist and columnist for the Intelligencer Journal in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for nearly twenty years and has won numerous state-level awards for excellence in journalism.

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  • File Size: 8473 KB
  • Print Length: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Dutton Caliber; 1 edition (December 19, 2012)
  • Publication Date: December 19, 2012
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0095ZQ36G
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #23,319 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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