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im DeFelice is best known for writing about such American military heroes as General of the Army Omar Bradley () and Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (), and he’s working on a memoir with Ray Lambert, a 98-year-old Army medic who landed with the first wave of American soldiers at Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1944. DeFelice moved away from modern warfare and into the 19th century, however, to chronicle one, which Western Writers of America recognized as a 2ward finalist for best historical nonfiction book. DeFelice recently spoke about the project from his home near the New York–New Jersey border.

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