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Combat Medic Nonfiction, None Needed

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ISBN-10: 1491708433

ISBN-13: 9781491708439

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vernon L. Parker

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Combat Medic shares Corporal Vernon L. Parker's first-person account of World War II. Parker, like many other young men drafted in WWII, was transported from a simple, hard-working life in rural America in 1942 to a complex, stressful environment that would forever change his life. Nothing could have prepared him for the experiences he encountered as a combat medic and ambulance driver with the Third Army, led by "Blood and Guts" General George S. Patton, Jr. Parker was part of the D-Day invasion. After landing at Normandy, he spent more than ten months on the front lines, supporting the armored divisions through five major campaigns in France, Luxembourg, and Germany. A gifted storyteller,…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 178
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

A native of rural Kentucky, Vernon L. Parker was a medic in General Patton's Third Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor for his actions as the Allies were making preparations to cross the Rhine River and were under heavy fire. After the war, he and his wife Fredia were blessed with three children and six grandchildren. Vernon recorded these wartime experiences shortly before his passing in 2008.