A cause greater than self the journey of Captain Michael J. Daly, World War II Medal of Honor recipient /

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Main Author: Ochs, Stephen J. (Author)
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Book Electronic
Published:College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2012.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 138
Online Access:Link to A cause greater than self (access limited to Benedictine University patrons)
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Table of Contents:
  • Hero-father
  • Born with a silver spoon "slightly bent"
  • A disappointment to his family
  • Initiation: D-day
  • Proving ground: the battle of Normandy
  • Becoming an officer
  • The Colmar pocket: winter heroism
  • The dragon's teeth: assuming command
  • "Discipline of kindness"
  • Götterdämmerung: the battle for Germany
  • Nuremberg and the Medal of Honor
  • Escaping the "hero's cage"
  • Epilogue: causes greater than self.