Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War


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William Morrow & Company
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6.4 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Arnold "Ray" Lambert (1920-2021) joined the U.S. Army in 1940 and served as a medic in the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, and Normandy. For much of the war, he was staff sergeant in charge of a 30-man detail in the First Division's famed 16th Regiment. Lambert earned the Silver Star and multiple Bronze Stars and Purple Hearts. He saved many lives. After the war, he started two successful businesses in the Boston area. His memoir, Every Man a Hero, was published in 2019 and became a New York Times bestseller.

JIM DeFELICE is the co-author of Chris Kyle's #1 New York Times bestseller American Sniper and many other New York Times bestsellers.


"At 98, Lambert, who earned a Silver Star and multiple Bronze Stars and Purple Hearts, is still around to tell his story. Readers will be grateful. ... Lambert's narrative flows smoothly throughout, clearly showing the author's heroism."--Kirkus Reviews
"Lambert is nothing short of miraculous. ... Reading Lambert's account is like sitting at your grandfather's feet and hearing some of the best tales you'll ever know. All Americans owe Lambert gratitude for his service and sacrifice, and for sharing his memories."--Booklist, STARRED review
"Gripping. ... This excellent memoir stands out. ... A treasure trove of details about WWII."--Publishers Weekly