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Keith Argraves, Paratrooper: An Account Of The Service Of A Christian Medical Corpsman In The United States Army Paratroops During World War II

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The fascinating true story of Keith Argraves, a man of faith, who served as a medic and paratrooper during World War II.

Keith Argraves served in the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, he enlisted in 1941 and through much effort finally succeeded in being accepted into the all-volunteer elite paratroopers as a medic. Steeled with faith in God he refused to carry a gun into action. His first taste of action was in North Africa flying into Oran and tending the wounded at the fighting around Taffarui airport. He was later captured by German soldiers of the Afrika Korps after volunteering to go on a “suicide mission” to demolish enemy assets. His adventures in the prisoner of war camps have become legend and read life fiction, but they are indeed fact.

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