AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

The Tales of Four Real-Life American Superheroes

April 25, 2022

Of the countless heroes from World War II, four men in particular inspired acclaimed author Alex Kershaw (The Liberator) to devote years researching their lives and tales of survival. Host Joe Craig talks to Alex about his book Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II, the men he chose to profile, the overwhelming obstacles they had to overcome, and how one fights Nazis from a burning tank destroyer. Check out the resource section below for more book details.

 

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  • Guest: Alex Kershaw, author of Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II

 

  • Host: Joe Craig, AUSA’s Book Program Director

 

Resources: 

 

Penguin Random House: 

Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II

 

 

Podcast Credits

 

Narrator: CSM (Ret.) Troy Welch, AUSA’s Director, NCO & Soldier Programs

 

Kershaw, Alex. “Chapter 1.” Essay. In Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II. New York: Random House Large Print, 2022.

 

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