Silver Eagle: The Official Biography of Band of Brothers Veteran Clancy Lyall

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SILVER EAGLE', the official biography of “Band of Brothers” veteran Clancy Lyall, written by his friend Ronald Ooms. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and seeing every young man leave town to join the army or the merchant marine, Clancy, who was only sixteen, didn't want to stay behind. He lied about his age and enlisted into the military. He became part of the 101st Airborne and saw action in Europe where he jumped into Normandy during D-Day. After a narrow escape from death he was reassigned to Easy Company 506, the famous 'Band of Brothers'. He saw action during Operation Market Garden, confronted the freezing temperatures and brutal barrage by the enemy during the Battle of the Bulge, witnessed the horrors of the concentration camps in Nazi Germany and became the first allied soldier to step into Hitler's 'Eagles Nest' in Berchtesgaden. At the end of World War II he re-enlisted and joined the 82nd Airborne where he was stationed near Frankfurt, Germany. He made two more combat jumps in Korea, doubling his total of combat stars on his jump wings. And with that becoming one of the few to ever achieve that feat. In Indochina he became an adviser for the 29th French Parachute Division. This is his story told by the man himself. Book reviews online: PublishedBestsellers website.
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Ronald Ooms is a 34 year-old Belgian author. He worked for almost a decade as a youth worker for numerous socio-cultural non-profit organizations. Since his childhood he has been interested in everything related to World War II thanks to the stories told by his grandparents. For more than a decade he travelled to historic places relating to the War whenever possible. Some years ago he became a qualified journalist and started to write for a local newspaper. His close friendship with Clancy Lyall over the years resulted into the writing of the book, Silver Eagle. He's also got a passion for motor-sports and hopes to write something about F1 Racing one day. Ronald is available for interviews, even abroad. Should the distance be too far or he can't make the trip, he would gladly do a telephone conference. He resides in the city of Geel in the north of Belgium.
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Publisher
Pneuma Springs Publishing
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Published on
Mar 21, 2013
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Pages
130
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ISBN
9781782282648
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Military
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SILVER EAGLE', het waargebeurd verhaal van Clancy Lyall. Veteraan van de Band of Brothers werd geschreven door Clancy's goede vriend Ronald Ooms. Na de Japanse verrassingsaanval op Pearl Harbor en het onmiddellijk vertrek van alle jonge mannen uit zijn dorp om bij het leger of de koopvaardijvloot te gaan, besloot de toen 16-jarige Clancy dat hij niet kon achterblijven. He loog over zijn leeftijd en gaf zich vrijwillig op bij het leger. Hij maakte deel uit van de 101ste Luchtlandingsdivisie en vocht zijn eerste gevecht op het Europese strijdtoneel tijdens de D-Day Landingen. Na een nauwe ontsnapping aan de dood werd hij overgeplaatst naar Easy Compagnie 506, de beroemde 'Band of Brothers'. Hij vocht zij aan zij met zijn strijdbroeders tijdens Operation Market Garden, onderging de barre weersomstandigheden en meervuldige beschietingen van de vijand tijdens de Slag om de Ardennen, was getuige van de verschrikkingen in de concentratiekampen van Nazi-Duitsland en was de eerste geallieerde soldaat die voet zette in Hitler's 'Adelaarsnest' in Berchtesgaden. Op het einde van de Tweede Wereldoorlog verkoos hij om in het leger te blijven en sloot zich aan bij de 82ste Luchtlandingsdivisie, dat gestationeerd werd in Frankfurt. Hij maakte nog twee gevechtssprongen in Korea en verdubbelde hierdoor het aantal sterren op zijn parachutisten badge. Hierdoor werd hij één van slechts enkelen die zoiets hebben bereikt. In Indochina werd hij adviseur van de 29ste Franse Parachutisten Divisie. Dit is zijn verhaal, verteld door de man zelf.
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