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Comes A Soldiers Whisper: A Collection of Wartime Letters with Reflection and Hope for the Future Jenny La Sala

Comes A Soldiers Whisper: A Collection of Wartime Letters with Reflection and Hope for the Future

Jenny La Sala

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“The Golden Warrior and the bravest man I ever knew.”“When Dave and I fought together, no matter how severe the action, hewould put his hand on my shoulder, and it gave me a calming effect.”“He was as fi erce in battle as he was gentle inMore“The Golden Warrior and the bravest man I ever knew.”“When Dave and I fought together, no matter how severe the action, hewould put his hand on my shoulder, and it gave me a calming effect.”“He was as fi erce in battle as he was gentle in friendship.”—Charles E. Eckman,101st Airborne Screaming EaglesHoltwood, Pennsylvania“I remember David as a kind, soft-spoken man and was intrigued that hewas also Colonel Michaelis’ radio operator. All of these men were largerthan life! Little is known about Michealis because he was in command ofthe 502nd for such a short, yet important, time.”—Peter J. K. Hendrikx, author ofOrange is the Color of the DayPictorial history of the 101st Airborne Liberation of Hollandwww.heroesatmargraten.comMadame Rolle, owner of Chateau Rolle—a castle located in Champsoutside of Bastogne, Belgium, and was designated as the headquartercommand post for the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment when she wasa young girl—remembered our father operating his radio in her foyer,and said, “He was a nice young fellow who kept talking to someonenamed Roger.”—Madame RolleThis collection of letters, written by a young 101st Airborne paratroopersoldier to his sweetheart from 1943-1945, is so personal and matter-offactthat I almost forgot that David Clinton Tharp was only one of millionsof heroes made by World War II. David Tharp certainly deserves a booklike this in his honor, and it deserves to be read and praised. It is a mustreadfor every American, and especially for veterans of war.—Palmetto Review