An American Soldier Summary
Tommy Franks

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An American Soldier Summary

Tommy Ray Franks was born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas, the only child of Lorene and Ray Franks, who adopted him as an infant. Franks describes an idyllic "Tom Sawyer" childhood in small town America. Franks' parents hold a simple, black and white view of the world. Franks' father is a repairman who has trouble making a steady living.

After flunking out of the University of Texas in 1965, Franks enlists in the...

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