- Request for leave
- Becoming a US Army Airborne Ranger
- The oldest Alabamian can be found in Colbert County – Alabama.
Request for leave
Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – ) was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, receiving every military combat award for valor available from the U. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism.
Becoming a US Army Airborne Ranger
Murphy received the Medal of Honor for valor demonstrated at the age of 19 for single-handedly holding off an entire company of German soldiers for an hour at the Colmar Pocket in France in January 1945, then leading a successful counterattack while wounded and out of ammunition.
Murphy left school in fifth grade to pick cotton and find other work to help support his family; his s with a hunting rifle was a necessity for putting food on the table.
The oldest Alabamian can be found in Colbert County – Alabama.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Murphy's older sister helped him to falsify documentation about his birthdate to meet the minimum-age requirement for enlisting in the military.
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