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Louis Zamperini

A son of Italian immigrants, Louis Zamperini was a world-class runner and an Olympic athlete, competing at the 1936 Games in Berlin. At the peak of his career, he left sports to fight for his country as a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Forces. When his B-24 crashed over the Pacific Ocean in 1943, he was stranded at sea for 47 days, only to be captured by the Japanese and held prisoner for over two years. After the war, he returned to the United States and founded the Victory Boys Camp for wayward youth and became an inspirational speaker. Zamperini's story was told in his autobiography Devil at My Heels and made famous in Laura Hillenbrand's phenomenal #1...

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Devil at My Heels Devil at My Heels
An "inspirational" and "extraordinary" memoir of one of the most...
Devil at My Heels Devil at My Heels
The inspirational and extraordinary memoir of one of the most courageous...