A True Story of Combat, Heroism and Love in World War II by
Mitchell M. Topal
Edited by Katherine Ward
1st Place Winner!
NFPW National Communications Contest, Nonfiction Books for Adult Readers
Mitchell M. Topal has received numerous state and national communications awards for writing, graphic design, and media work. He currently serves as President of Delaware Press Association.
Inspired by relatives who served in the US military, including his father, stepfather, and father-in-law, Mitch has long been a student of World War II history. Against All Odds: The Ray Firmani Story is his first book.
In his free time, Mitch scuba dives, enjoys photography, and is an accomplished singer and guitarist.
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Very refreshing to read a book that goes to the heart and soul of a real person, interweaving personal joys with tragic sorrows during the World War II era. Against All Odds - The Ray Firmani Story is based on true life events pulled from the memories of a man who survived to tell his story! Highly recommended.