“In telling his story for the first time, Andrew Marble masterfully weaves together how a man whose family fled war-torn Europe helped shape American foreign policy for decades and lived out the values of conscience and country.
This isn’t just a must read for military buffs, it’s a source of inspiration for every American and anyone who aspires to be one.”
- U.S. Secretary of State
"...an astonishingly readable biography of one of the most remarkable leaders in American military history.”
- Claudia Dreifus,
Columbia University Professor
New York Times Journalist
"By holding up an insightful mirror to this former WWII refugee’s little-known but captivating immigrant success story, biographer Andrew Marble has allowed the bright side of our country to now shine even more widely."
- U.S. Congressman
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