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P a r t i
ONE
TWO
THREE
FOUR
FIVE
SIX
EIGHT
NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
P a r t ii
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
SIXTEEN
SEVENTEEN
EIGHTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTY
TWENTY ONE
TWENTY FOUR
TWENTY FIVE
TWENTY SIX
TWENTY SEVEN
TWENTY EIGHT
TWENTY NINE
THIRTY
THIRTY ONE
THIRTY TWO
THIRTY THREE
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Closing The Circle

Closing The Circle

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Tommy Marshall was eighteen when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and he enlisted, anxious to seek revenge, but the Army assigned him to a finance job in London where he languished as others fought the enemy. A chance encounter with Eisenhower landed Tommy in a combat unit and he found himself amongst those storming Omaha Beach on D-Day. What Tommy witnessed would change him forever; the loss of comrades creating a killing frenzy and heroics that won him the Congressional Medal of Honor.
After the war Tommy tried to fit back into an America that was distancing itself from the scars of war. He married, started a family and a career, and pursued his newly won American dream. But that dream ultimately became a nightmare as his wife and son died and his career ended in bitterness.
Years later, when Tommy entered the old soldier's home in Washington, D.C., he was resolved to spend his final years as a recluse. But when he returned to France for the 50th anniversary of D-Day, his perspective changed when he found the graves of his wartime buddies in Normandy and challenged himself to enjoy a life they had been denied.
This is a story of the hope and promise wrought from war, of how its lessons changed those who fought it, and how a younger generation has much to learn from those who sacrificed for our prosperity and freedom.
Tommy Marshall was eighteen when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and he enlisted, anxious to seek revenge, but the Army assigned him to a finance job in London where he languished as others fought the enemy. A chance encounter with Eisenhower landed Tommy in a combat unit and he found himself amongst those storming Omaha Beach on D-Day. What Tommy witnessed would change him forever; the loss of comrades creating a killing frenzy and heroics that won him the Congressional Medal of Honor.
After the war Tommy tried to fit back into an America that was distancing itself from the scars of war. He married, started a family and a career, and pursued his newly won American dream. But that dream ultimately became a nightmare as his wife and son died and his career ended in bitterness.
Years later, when Tommy entered the old soldier's home in Washington, D.C., he was resolved to spend his final years as a recluse. But when he returned to France for the 50th anniversary of D-Day, his perspective changed when he found the graves of his wartime buddies in Normandy and challenged himself to enjoy a life they had been denied.
This is a story of the hope and promise wrought from war, of how its lessons changed those who fought it, and how a younger generation has much to learn from those who sacrificed for our prosperity and freedom.

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