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By Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

Audie Murphy used to be the main embellished soldier in the course of global conflict II. He was once offered the Medal of Honor, the top army award for bravery given to anybody who hazards their existence above and past the decision of duty.

Audie Murphy's lifestyles used to be formed via 3 issues: the good melancholy of the Thirties, international conflict II of the Forties, and a Hollywood occupation which all started within the early Nineteen Fifties and persisted throughout the Sixties. The melancholy and his family's poverty toughened him. The conflict used to be the event that him all his lifestyles and taken him reputation. Hollywood was once by no means like genuine lifestyles to him. Of the 3, battle used to be the definitive event of his life.

On may well 28, 1971, Audie, besides a number of different males, have been passengers on a personal airplane on their approach to examine a enterprise chance. The aircraft crashed in fog and rain at the facet of a mountain close to Roanoke, Virginia. All aboard have been killed. Audie Murphy was once buried with complete army honors at Arlington nationwide Cemetery.

Audie Murphy was once a real American hero and his lifestyles used to be a rags- to-riches tale. yet in Audie Murphy, writer Judy regulate exhibits that repute doesn't continuously deliver happiness.

Audie Murphy is the 5th name within the Stars of Texas sequence, geared toward fourth graders learning for the Texas background component to the TAKS attempt. the 1st 3 books within the sequence, Henrietta King: Rancher and Philanthropist, Mirabeau B. Lamar: moment President of Texas, and Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First lady Governor of Texas, were selected for the speeded up Reader application, and Henrietta King used to be a Spur Award finalist. loose workbooks for all Stars of Texas sequence books can be found online.

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