Shifty's War: The Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the Legendary Shar pshooter from the Band of Brothers

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Penguin, May 3, 2011 - History - 304 pages
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As a boy growing up in the remote mining town of Clinchco, Virginia, Darrell “Shifty” Powers’s goal was to become the best rifle shot he could be. His father trained him to listen to the woods, to “see” without his eyes. Little did Shifty know his finely-tuned skills would one day save his life—and the lives of his friends.

As one of the original men who trained at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, Shifty was one out of only two soldiers in Easy Company to initially earn the coveted expert marksman designation. He parachuted into France on D-day and fought for a month in Normandy; eighty days in Holland; thirty-nine in the harshly cold winter of Bastogne; and for nearly thirty more near Haguenau, France, and the Ruhr pocket in Germany.

Shifty’s War is a tale of heroism and adventure, of a soldier’s blood-filled days fighting his way from the shores of France to the heartland of Germany, and the epic story of how one man’s skills as a sharpshooter and engagingly unassuming personality propelled him to a life greater than he could have ever imagined.

  

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Review: Shifty's War: The Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the Legendary Sharpshooter from the Band of Brothers

User Review  - Rose Benjamin - Goodreads

I connected with my father over HBOs Band of Brothers. Since then, I have been hungry for knowledge. I always want to learn more about Easy and this book left me feeling like I know Shifty. I feel like he told me all these stories over a cup of coffee. It's amazing! Read full review

Review: Shifty's War: The Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the Legendary Sharpshooter from the Band of Brothers

User Review  - Goodreads

I connected with my father over HBOs Band of Brothers. Since then, I have been hungry for knowledge. I always want to learn more about Easy and this book left me feeling like I know Shifty. I feel like he told me all these stories over a cup of coffee. It's amazing! Read full review

Contents

Shiftys Story in Shiftys Words
Chapter 1
Chapter 4
Chapter 7
Chapter 11
Chapter 13
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

CAROLE LEWIS is the national director of First Place 4 Health, the Christ-centered health and weight-loss program. A warm, transparent and humorous communicator, Carole is a popular speaker at workshops, seminars and conferences around the country. She is also the author of several popular books, including "Stop It!; A Thankful ""Heart;" and" Give God a Year, Change Your Life Forever." Carole and her husband, Johnny, have three adult children (one deceased), eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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