twentieth century closed, the veterans of its defining war passed away at a
rate of a thousand per day. Fortunately, D-Day paratrooper Joseph Beyrle met
author Thomas H. Taylor in time to record Behind Hitler's Lines, the true story
of the first American paratrooper to land in Normandy and the only soldier to
fight for both the United States and the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany. It
is a story of battle, followed by a succession of captures, escapes,
recaptures, and re-escapes, then battle once more, in the final months of
fighting on the Eastern Front.
Without a doubt, one of the most incredible stories you will ever read."
-The Roanoke Times
once in a while, a true story comes along that reads like fiction... It grabs you
on page one and never lets go." - Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the U.S.
Senate Armed Services Committee
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