Audie Murphy: Great American Hero (1996) DVD Audie Murphy Black and white / Color Approx. 50 min. (Region 1 - Playable in North America - The US, Canada, Mexico, etc.)
Audie Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was one of America’s most decorated World War II heroes. He received every American combat award for valor available at the time of his service, including the Medal of Honor. He also received recognitions from France and Belgium. Yet, despite winning immense national acclaim, he never escaped the pain and trauma of the battlefield that made him an icon.
From his difficult childhood in Texas to his tragic death at 45, AUDIE MURPHY: GREAT AMERICAN HERO offers a rare glimpse into Murphy’s valorous and tumultuous life. Follow the young soldier into action in Italy, France and Germany, ad hear from the men who fought alongside him. Accompany Murphy as he parlays his heroic status into a career as an actor and writer while enduring an ongoing struggle with battle fatigue and substance abuse.
Customer review: “If you are looking for the life of Audie Murphy, this would give it to you. It starts with his birth and childhood and goes through to his death. It is very well covered in this biography. Lost of pictures and real film from the war and Hollywood.”