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Call of duty my life before, during and after the Band of Brothers /

A member of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers recounts his life, from his sports career at UCLA, to his experiences during World War II, to his post-war legal career as a prosecutor and his role in helping to convict Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Robert Kennedy.

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  • "A member of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers recounts his life, from his sports career at UCLA, to his experiences during World War II, to his post-war legal career as a prosecutor and his role in helping to convict Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Robert Kennedy."@en
  • "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. Here, Compton tells his own story for the first time. 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 truly embodies the American Dream: college sports star, esteemed combat veteran, detective, attorney, judge. This is the true story of a real-life hero who traveled to a faraway place and put his life on the line for the cause of freedom--and an insightful memoir about courage, leadership, camaraderie, compassion, and success.--From publisher description."
  • "As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in the critical battles of Normandy and Market Garden and in the freezing cold of Bastogne. Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of Brothers, stands today as an unparalleled icon of brotherhood and bravery under fire."@en
  • "This is the story of Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton of Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of Brothers, a real-life hero who traveled to a faraway place and put his life on the line for the cause of freedom."
  • "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. Here, Buck Compton tells his own story for the first time. 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 truly embodies the American Dream: college sports star, esteemed combat veteran, detective, attorney, judge. This is the true story of a real-life hero who traveled to a faraway place and put his life on the line for the cause of freedom|and an insightful memoir about courage, leadership, camaraderie, compassion, and the opportunities for success that can only happen in America."@en

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  • "Call of duty my life before, during, and after the band of brothers /"
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