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The Namesake: The Biography of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was the son of President Roosevelt. This dynastic biography reveals the man as a failed politician, brilliant military strategist, decorated hero in 2 World Wars, key figure in D-Day, and a founder of the American Legion, a veteran's group with 3 million members.
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Brick Tower Press (first published November 25th 2007)
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Apr 08, 2014 happy rated it really liked it
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I found this a very favorable take on one of the most decorated soldiers in the history of the US Army. His awards include the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, 4 Silver Stars and 2 Purple Hearts to name just some. Teddy Roosevelt Jr (actually III – his father never used Jr) really needs to be more known especially in military circles

While he never achieved the acclaim of his father, he was extremely successful in his own right. He served his country both in and out of uniform . I
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Sweetwilliam
Apr 09, 2014 Sweetwilliam rated it really liked it
This book was about Teddy Roosevelt’s 1st born Ted Jr. and his life growing up in the shadows of Teddy. When you read the stories of the Roosevelt children growing up in the White House you always imagine it would have been a fun and unique experience. This was true but also, there was much pressure and tremendous expectations on the first born son Ted Jr.. The author Robert W. Walker points this out in the Namesake, the Biography of Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

The book points out that Ted Jr. was on
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