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Cast a Giant Shadow: The Story of Mickey Marcus Who Died to Save Jerusalem

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Colonel David "Mickey" Marcus--after serving his country with distinction in World War II--responded to the appeal of a beleaguered country in the Middle East and became one of the truly great heroes of modern Israel, the only soldier interred at West Point who was killed while fighting under a foreign flag.
Paperback, 348 pages
Published December 1st 1962 by Manifest Publications (first published 1962)
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Katharine Holden
Purple prose. Endless passages telling rather than showing Marcus's achievements. "Emma's head came up proudly. So long as democracy lived, her husband would not be forgotten." I would like to read this story written by a good writer.
Ben Kruskal
a very interesting story, told melodramatically and undoubtedly romanticized. undoubtedly a hagiography but quite an interesting figure
Jim Doyle
great! I am currently reading this work.
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