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Once an Eagle

Anton Myrer

Once an Eagle

by Anton Myrer

  • 96 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Buccaneer Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9809854M
    ISBN 100899667899
    ISBN 109780899667898
    OCLC/WorldCa32616815

    The U.S. Army War College Foundation Press recently reprinted Once An Eagle-the book some have called America's War and Peace. Once an Eagle was first published in to wide critical acclaim. After the story appeared as a 's hour television mini-series, the book returned to the New York Times best seller list and reached number one. Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest.

    About the Book “Once an Eagle is simply the best work of fiction on leadership in print.”—General Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Required reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. In , American author Anton Myrer wrote the war novel Once an Eagle.. In chapter 1, the reader is introduced to the romance between the two main characters, Sam Damon and Celia Harrodsen.

    Once an Eagle by Myrer, Anton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Once an Eagle Janu Season 1, Episode 7. Janu Conclusion. In the Pacific, Sam (Sam Elliott) drifts into an affair with an Australian nurse, and later becomes battlefield Actors: Sam Elliott.


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Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self by: 7. Once An Eagle InAnton Myrer, a Marine Corps veteran of WWII in the Pacific, wrote an epic war novel, "Once an Eagle," which became an instant best seller in the military.

The two main characters represent two extremes of the types of people you meet in /5(). Required reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he /5(37). Required reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he. Once an Eagle Hardcover – June 1, by Anton Myrer (Author)/5().

Once an Eagle was required reading at the Air Force Academy at one time. The story arc takes place from pre-WWI to early US involvement in Vietnam. The book is a fictional story that is really a treatise on military leadership and character/5.

"Once an Eagle," by Anton Myrer, has worked its way over a generation into the mindset and lexicon of the American military, flourishing as a cult classic even as it withered out of print and vanished from most bookstores. Gen. Henry Shelton, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says it is the only book he has ever read Once an Eagle book.

With Cliff Potts, Darleen Carr, Amy Irving, Glenn Ford. The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam.8/10().

Once An Eagle, originally published inwas re-released in a beautifully bound hardcover edition in It’s newly billed as “ a classic novel of soldiers and soldiering.” It is indeed that, but it’s also much more.

At its heart, this beautifully crafted novel is one of the finest anti -war novels I’ve ever read. ONCE AN EAGLE by Anton Myrer ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 19, Once An Eagle is conceivably only for old hawks and the Book-of-the-Month Club. Twice as long as Myrer's Big War, it's a seemingly interminable bivouac from World War I through World War II and : Anton Myrer.

Required reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets, Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, /5(). Once An Eagle by Anton Myrer Book Resume: Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest.

Once An Eagle Plot Summary- Part 5 Themes Two themes that appear in "Once An Eagle" are warnings against ambition without principle, and the rise of the military-industrial complex Massengale is the vehicle used to show the dangers of ambition without prinicple.

Of course the third and most revered was Once an Eagle. Four decades of officer readership has made it both a moral guide for comportment and an indelible cultural metaphor for Author: Thomas E. Ricks. Anton Olmstead Myrer (November 3, –Janu ) was a United States Marine Corps veteran and a best-selling author of American war novels that accurately and sensitively depict the lives of United States Army officers while in combat and in peace time.

His novel, Once An Eagle, written at the peak of the Vietnam War, is required reading for all Marines and is frequently used in Alma mater: Boston Latin High School, Phillips Exeter. Free download or read online Once An Eagle pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in Juneand was written by Anton Myrer.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest. Massengale, however, brilliantly advances by making the right connections behind the lines and.

What Once an Eagle lacks in shades of grey and literary flair it more than makes up for with thematic significance. This is a book of consequence; it is both historically intriguing and forward-looking in its vision (given the timeframe in which it was published, i.e.

the middle of the Vietnam War). Now read the novel that has more to say about the qualities a real leader should have than any text written by a management guru--Anton Myrer's classic "Once an Eagle." The book is a youth-to-death story of "Sad" Sam Damon, a midwestern boy who steeps himself in military history and a code of honor that requires him to step forward and take the lead in almost every by: 7.

Once an Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self-interest. Get this from a library! Once an eagle. [Anton Myrer] -- The conflict between the two military leaders is joined in the mud and misery of the Argonne and the jungles of the Pacific.

The wife of one leader adds to the tension and truth of this novel.Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale.

Damon is a .The book begins with Damon at his hometown in Nebraska. Before Damon ever enlists into the army, he already exhibits the qualities of a leader. While reading the first part, Orchard, in Once an Eagle, we find out that he works as night clerk at a hotel show more .