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Cast a Giant Shadow: The story of Mickey Marcus, a soldier for all humanity
Cast a Giant Shadow The story of Mickey Marcus a soldier for all humanity Author:Ted Berkman To have great ideals is one thing; to be willing to risk your life for them is another. This is the story of a man who risked his life for the ideals of justice and freedom--and died while fighting for them in a country thousands of miles away from his home. This is the story of Mickey Marcus, Colonel in the United States Army, who lost his life... more » in the fierce battle for Jerusalem during Israel's War or Independence. He is the only soldier interred at West Point who was killed while fighting under a foreign flag.
[Title has since been changed to "Cast a Giant Shadow: The Story of Mickey Marcus Who Died to Save Jerusalem" and was made into a movie starring Kirk Douglas in 1966.]« less