Devil Dog: The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America
Pulp History brings to life extraordinary feats of bravery, violence, and redemption that history has forgotten. These stories are so dramatic and thrilling they have to be true.
In DEVIL DOG, the most decorated Marine in history fights for America across the globe—and returns home to set his country straight.
Smedley Butler took a Chinese bullet to the chest at age eighteen, but that did not stop him from running down rebels in Nicaragua and Haiti, or from saving the lives of his men in France. But when he learned that America was trading the blood of Marines to make Wall Street fat cats even fatter, Butler went on a crusade. He threw the gangsters out of Philadelphia, faced down Herbert Hoover to help veterans, and blew the lid off a plot to overthrow FDR.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing
Devil Dog is the opening salvo in a new series called “pulp history,” where author Talbot and illustrator Spain Rodriguez use a myriad of techiniques to tell the story of a forgotten historical figure ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - datrappert - LibraryThing
Totally compelling, if too breathless, tale of Marine General Smedley Butler, who enlisted at age 16 to fight in the Spanish-American War, led a company of Marines in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of ... Read full review