Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers

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Penguin, May 6, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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The national bestselling World War II memoir with a foreword by John McCain.

As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in critical battles of World War II as a member of Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of Brothers.

This is the true story of a real-life hero. From his years as a two-sport UCLA star who played baseball with Jackie Robinson and football in the 1943 Rose Bowl, through his legendary post-World War II legal career as a prosecutor, in which he helped convict Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Robert F. Kennedy, Buck Compton's story truly embodies the American Dream: college sports star, esteemed combat veteran, detective, attorney, judge.
 

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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

Probably the most powerful think Buck Compton says in this book is when he talks about his service. He says when people thank him for his service he just tells them: "My service really only cost me ... Read full review

Call of Duty a "great read"

User Review  - Bill Haugland - Borders

Great story about "Buck" Compton before, during and after "Band Of Brothers". It was nice to read, in detail, what he did after the war. What a life he led. Always leading from the front and always doing his best. We need more people like him. Read full review

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Marcus Brotherton is the author or co-author of 19 books. He has collaborated with Dr. Nancy Heche (mother of Anne Heche), international humanitarian Susan Scott Krabacher, and most recently on "We Who Are Alive and Remain", a compilation memoir with 20 of the original Band of Brothers.

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