By Jack H. Lucas, D. K. Drum
Here's an eloquent, plainspoken wrestle memoir of a tender soldier who belongs in a category with international conflict II wrestle hero Audie Murphy. on the top of the conflict of Iwo Jima, Jack Lucas and 3 different Marines attacked a eastern pillbox. while enemy grenades landed of their midst, inner most Lucas jumped on either grenades, simply as they have been exploding. His neighbors have been kept, yet Lucas used to be torn aside. Miraculously, he survived-but simply slightly. For this courageous motion seventeen 12 months- previous Jack Lucas from North Carolina turned the youngest soldier within the 20th century, and the youngest Marine in background to obtain the Congressional Medal of Honor. In Indestructible, we study of the rocky street that led Jack Lucas to Iwo Jima-from his mendacity approximately his age to hitch the Marines to his going AWOL that allows you to sign up for the motion within the Pacific-and his onerous, scary restoration following his heroic sacrifice. this day, anywhere Jack Lucas speaks crowds assemble to honor him and pay tribute to Marine historical past and satisfaction in addition to to pay their respects to 1 of America's maximum generations.
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