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No Surrender

A World War II Memoir
Sheeran, James (Book - 2011)
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Penguin Putnam
The Nazis caught him, but they couldn't hold him-a gripping WWII memoir from a D-Day paratrooper and American hero.

A paratrooper in the 101st Airborne, James Sheeran was just a kid when he floated into Normandy on D-Day-only to be captured soon afterward by the Germans. Escaping from a POW train bound for Germany, Sheeran traveled behind enemy lines in France, eventually fighting alongside the French Resistance.

After hooking up with Patton's advancing army, he fought admirably in Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge, and was ultimately awarded the Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and the Chevalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor.

Sheeran's breathtaking chronicle of his capture, daring escape, fierce guerilla resistance, and valor under fire is an unforgettable testament to the spirit of the American soldier.



Baker & Taylor
A World War II paratrooper describes landing in Normandy on D-Day, being captured by the Germans, escaping a POW train, traveling behind enemy lines in France, and hooking up to fight with Patton's army.

Baker
& Taylor

A World War II paratrooper in the 101st Airborne describes floating into Normandy on D-Day, being captured by the Germans, escaping a POW train, traveling behind enemy lines in France and hooking up to fight with Patton’s army.

Authors: Sheeran, James
Statement of Responsibility: James J. Sheeran
Title: No surrender
a World War II memoir
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: vii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Subject Headings: Escapes France History 20th century World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, German Prisoners of war United States Biography Prisoners of war Germany Biography World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements France World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, American United States. Army Parachute troops Biography Sheeran, James
Topical Term: Escapes
World War, 1939-1945
Prisoners of war
Prisoners of war
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
LCCN: 2010027881
ISBN: 0425239586
9780425239582
Branch Call Number: B Sheeran S
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