Audie Murphy, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard
For the T-Patchers Holding the Road in Theater Today
It has been called the intersection of happenstance and hell; that time and fate coordinate where Medals of Honor are earned. It is an intersection from which many never return alive. And it was where a 19-year old kid from Texas found himself on a cold winter day in France. He had undoubtedly lied about his age when he joined the United States Army. For many from his background of abject poverty, absent parents and decreasing opportunities though, a smudged year on a birth certificate meant the difference between a chance to thrive or to languish at home in a status quo that seemed worse than any world war.
Looking back upon his miasmic youth as the son of a sharecropper who walked out on the family and a mother who died too young, leaving her children . . .
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