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By Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

Audie Murphy was once the main adorned soldier in the course of international conflict II. He used to be provided the Medal of Honor, the top army award for bravery given to anyone who hazards their existence above and past the decision of duty.

Audie Murphy's lifestyles was once formed by way of 3 issues: the good melancholy of the Thirties, international warfare II of the Forties, and a Hollywood occupation which started within the early Fifties and persisted during the Sixties. The melancholy and his family's poverty toughened him. The struggle was once the adventure that him all his lifestyles and taken him status. Hollywood was once by no means like actual lifestyles to him. Of the 3, struggle was once the definitive event of his life.

On may well 28, 1971, Audie, in addition to a number of different males, have been passengers on a personal airplane on their solution 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 was once buried with complete army honors at Arlington nationwide Cemetery.

Audie Murphy was once a real American hero and his lifestyles was once a rags- to-riches tale. yet in Audie Murphy, writer Judy adjust indicates that repute doesn't continuously convey happiness.

Audie Murphy is the 5th name within the Stars of Texas sequence, aimed toward fourth graders learning for the Texas background element of the TAKS try. 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 speeded up Reader software, and Henrietta King used to be a Spur Award finalist. unfastened workbooks for all Stars of Texas sequence books can be found online.

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