By Robert A. Shaines
George C. Schreiber used to be a twenty-five 12 months outdated moment lieutenant accountable for an Air Police shield unit in Pusan, Korea. A yr past, in 1951, he had innocently been educating 5th and 6th grade teenagers in Brookfield, Illinois. A 12 months later, he used to be convicted by means of a basic court-martial of premeditated homicide. The unconscionable injustice made no experience to twenty-three yr outdated Air strength attorney Robert A. Shaines and Schreiber’s tale has haunted his recommendations ever due to the fact that. Command effect chronicles Shaines’ first hand remark of the dramatic occasions best as much as the trial of Schreiber and of his contemporaries and exhibits how he, Schreiber and others grew to become pawns in an influence video game between bold and vindictive males keen basically to delight those that may possibly boost their army careers. This sequence of occasions might eventually contain the manager of employees of the Air strength, the Governor of Illinois, the President and the ultimate courtroom of the us and produce a few swap within the legislations which might succeed in the top degrees of presidency. a desirable story of army and felony heritage, Command impact is usually a captivatingly own vindication of the moral sense of the writer, who involves take into account that he and Schreiber have been a few devoted, yet naive and trusting younger fellow officials whose lives and characters turned completely formed through those occasions. either have been sufferers of their personal ways.
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