More Than a Soldier: One Army Ranger’s Daring Escape From the Nazis

By | December 17, 2019
More Than a Soldier: One Army Ranger's Daring Escape From the Nazis Author D. M. Annechino
ISBN-10 1544840950
ISBN-13 9781544840956
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 316
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Feeling a patriotic duty to defend his country after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor seventeen year old Angelo J DiMarco enlists in the U S Army Severely short of frontline fighters the Army rushes Angelo through Ranger training and sends him to Italy as part of the 1st Ranger Battalion Their objective stop the German invasion Fighting on the front lines in Italy the Germans teach Angelo a sobering lesson on life when they capture him during the bloody battle of Cisterna Against insurmountable odds Angelo miraculously escapes in a way that stretches the imagination He survives behind enemy lines for over five months hiding from the Germans and trying to outmaneuver them He begs for food sleeps in barns and suffers from many ailments including dehydration malnutrition malaria and exposure to the elements More Than a Soldier is Angelo DiMarcos powerful story of survival resilience and courage

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