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By Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

Audie Murphy was once the main adorned soldier in the course of international battle II. He was once offered the Medal of Honor, the top army award for bravery given to any person who dangers their lifestyles above and past the decision of duty.

Audie Murphy's lifestyles was once formed via 3 issues: the nice melancholy of the Nineteen Thirties, global battle II of the Nineteen Forties, and a Hollywood profession which begun within the early Fifties and persevered during the Nineteen Sixties. The melancholy and his family's poverty toughened him. The warfare used to be the adventure that him all his existence and taken him reputation. Hollywood used to be by no means like genuine existence to him. Of the 3, struggle was once 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 technique to examine a enterprise chance. The airplane crashed in fog and rain at the aspect of a mountain close to Roanoke, Virginia. All aboard have been killed. Audie Murphy used to be buried with complete army honors at Arlington nationwide Cemetery.

Audie Murphy was once a real American hero and his existence was once a rags- to-riches tale. yet in Audie Murphy, writer Judy modify exhibits that reputation doesn't continuously convey happiness.

Audie Murphy is the 5th name within the Stars of Texas sequence, geared toward fourth graders learning for the Texas background portion of the TAKS try out. the 1st 3 books within the sequence, Henrietta King: Rancher and Philanthropist, Mirabeau B. Lamar: moment President of Texas, and Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First girl Governor of Texas, were selected for the sped up Reader application, and Henrietta King was once a Spur Award finalist. unfastened workbooks for all Stars of Texas sequence books can be found online.

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