Overview:From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins - World champion boxer Lew Jenkins fought his whole life. As a child, he fought extreme poverty during the Great Depression; in his twenties, he fought as a professional boxer and became a world champion; and at the pinnacle of his boxing career, Jenkins fought in World War II and the Korean War. From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins details for the first time this extraordinary story. Despite his talent for boxing, Jenkins often fought and trained in drunken stupors. Although he became the world lightweight champion, he soon wasted his ring title and all his money. Jenkins eventually found purpose during World War II and the Korean War, fighting in major battles that included D-Day, Bloody Ridge, and Heartbreak Ridge. His efforts earned him one of the highest decorations for bravery, the Silver Star. Unable to find meaning in life at the peak of his boxing success, Jenkins discovered values to which he could cling during war. From Boxing Ring to Battlefield features exclusive interviews with Lew Jenkins's son and grandson, providing a personal perspective on the life of this complicated war hero. The first biography of Jenkins, this book will fascinate boxing fans and historians alike.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9781538116746. It was written by the following authors: John DiSanto, Gene Pantalone. Book From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins, which can be read online, published by the company: Rowman & Littlefield. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Biography, True Stories. The book was published on 2018-11-15 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 513 g. File for download From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins has PDF format and is called from-boxing-ring-to-battlefield-the-life-of-war-hero-lew-jenkins.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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