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The Resource The boys of Pointe du Hoc : Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, Douglas Brinkley

The boys of Pointe du Hoc : Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, Douglas Brinkley

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The boys of Pointe du Hoc : Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion
Title
The boys of Pointe du Hoc
Title remainder
Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Brinkley
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The heavy U.S. and British warships poised in the English Channel had eighteen targets on their bombardment list for D-Day morning. The 100-foot promontory known as Pointe du Hoc--where six big German guns were ensconced--was number one. General Omar Bradley called knocking out the Nazi defenses at the Pointe the toughest of any task assigned on June 6, 1944. Under the bulldoggish command of Colonel James E. Rudder of Texas, profiled here, these elite forces, "Rudder's Rangers," took control of the fortified cliff. The liberation of Europe was under way. Based upon recently released documents, the first in-depth, anecdotal remembrance of these fearless Army Rangers, is told in tandem with the making of Reagan's two uplifting 1984 speeches, considered by many to be among the best orations he ever gave.--From publisher description
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DLC
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Brinkley, Douglas
Dewey number
940.54/2142
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
B748 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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Reagan, Ronald
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Normandy (France)
Label
The boys of Pointe du Hoc : Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, Douglas Brinkley
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-260) and index
Control code
ocm57652380
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780060565275
Lccn
2005040008
Other control number
9780060565275
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i0060565276
Label
The boys of Pointe du Hoc : Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, Douglas Brinkley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-260) and index
Control code
ocm57652380
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780060565275
Lccn
2005040008
Other control number
9780060565275
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i0060565276

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