Patrick K. O'Donnell's review of The Hidden Legacy of World War II
Patrick K. O'Donnell is the acclaimed author of a number of military books including Beyond Valor, We Were One, and Give Me Tomorrow. My father was included in Beyond Valor - a book which focused on WWII Airborne and Ranger soldiers.
"Your father was one of the earlier WWII veterans from the 82nd Airborne Division that I interviewed. For me, it was far more than an interview; your father became a close friend. His war was a "hidden war," with feelings and emotions that were bottled up inside. Your book brilliantly captures this war within and the invisible scars that so many WWII veterans carried, as do the veterans of today's modern wars. Jaw-dropping in its candor, The Hidden Legacy of WWII expresses the internal struggles of WWII veterans like no other book I've ever read. "