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Eldred WWII Museum presents “Fierce Valor” this Saturday June 18th


Author Jared Fredrick will speak and sign copies of his book

The world famous museum will be hosting a presentation and book signing Saturday June 18, at 2pm. Fierce Valor: The True Story of Ronald Speirs and his Band of Brothers by author and historian Jared Frederick. Read Frederick’s personal bio and overview of his book presentation below:

Historian Jared Frederick is the author of numerous books, including
“Dispatches of D-Day” and “Hang Tough”. He has appeared on PBS, C-SPAN,
and Turner Classic Movies. A former park ranger at Gettysburg National
Military Park, Frederick is the host of Reel History on YouTube and an
instructor of history at Penn State Altoona. Visit to
learn more.

 Book Talk Description:
 Fierce Valor: The True Story of Ronald Speirs and His Band of Brothers
 His comrades called him “Killer.” Of the elite paratroopers who served
in the venerated “Band of Brothers” during the Second World War, none
were more enigmatic than Ronald Speirs. Rumored to have gunned down
enemy prisoners and even one of his own disobedient sergeants, Speirs
became a foxhole legend among his troops. But who was the real
Lieutenant Speirs? Packed with groundbreaking research, _Fierce Valor_
unveils a compelling portrait of an officer defined by boldness on the
battlefield and the inherent costs of war. His story serves as a telling
reminder that few soldiers escape the power of their own pasts.
Frederick will be signing copies of his various WWII books following the

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