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By Harold J. Meyer

Hanging Sam chronicles the lifetime of Lt. normal Samuel T. “Hanging Sam” Williams, who, after being relieved of his tasks as Assistant department Commander of the ninetieth Infantry department and demoted from the rank of brigadier basic following the 1944 Normany invasion, endured to get well not just his misplaced megastar yet extra ones besides, an accomplishment unequalled in sleek U. S. military historical past. Following enlistment within the Texas defense force in 1916 to struggle Pancho Villa alongside the U.S.-Mexican border, Williams served in either international Wars, the Korean warfare (where he commanded the twenty fifth Infantry Dividion), and Vietnam (where from 1955 to 1960 he was once leader of the U. S. army advice and Advisory Group). Wounded two times in conflict, Williams was once embellished with each medal for valor the military awards, other than the Medal of Honor.

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