Inherited Freedom is dedicated to the memory of five family members who fought in World War II. My grandfathers, Maurice and Archie, each survived over two years of overseas combat. Three other family members, Harold, Norman and Thomas, were killed in action. As a direct result of the service of my grandfathers and the ultimate sacrifice of three other family members, I, as an adopted third generation grandson, had the inspiration and privilege to write Inherited Freedom. I pray that I am able to influence my generation and my children's generation in a way that helps them see their inherited freedom, privileges and responsibilities through the eyes of history and the Greatest Generation.
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Nathan Hale (before being hanged by the British, 22 September 1776) Reference: The Spirit of `Seventy-Six, Commager and Morris (476); original General William Hull, Campbell (37-38)