Ridgway – Iron Man at the Front

Carlo D’Este on Major General Matthew Ridgway, commander of the 82nd Airborne in Italy.

Acts of great courage in war aren’t limited to the battlefield. One little-known incident during World War II defined Major General Matthew B. Ridgway as a commander of unrivaled courage when he laid his career on the line at a critical moment.
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