Hitler in the Crosshairs : A Gi's Story of Courage and Faith, by Possley, Maurice
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- ISBN: 9780310325871 | 0310325870
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/26/2011
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist teams up with a university scholar in this compelling, untold historical tale of a young man's courage at a critical time in United States history, and the saga of a dictator's pistol that continues today.The time is World War II. Young soldier Ira 'Teen' Palm and his men burst into a Munich apartment, hoping to capture Adolph Hitler. Instead, they find an empty apartment ... and a golden gun. As the authors trace the story of the man and the gun, they examine a time and place that shaped men like Palm and transformed them into heroes. They also follow the strange journey of Hitler's pistol. You will discover:* An imaginative historical adventure in the tradition of Stephen Ambrose's Band of Brothers (over one million copies sold).* New, previously untold information about World War II events, including an uprising of German soldiers and citizens against the Nazi regime and a never-before told account of an assassination attempt on Hitler in Munich.* Inspiring, motivating, and entertaining storytelling by award-winning authors s