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

by Douglas Brinkley | History |
ISBN: 0060565276 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingSecretariatwing of Carlsbad, California USA on 7/4/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by wingSecretariatwing from Carlsbad, California USA on Sunday, July 04, 2010
Adding to my library.

Journal Entry 2 by wingSecretariatwing at Carlsbad, California USA on Saturday, April 08, 2017
I enjoyed this book more than I thought I might. I've read a good deal about WW II, and thus already knew nearly all that Brinkley was showing us here. I've also read something about Ronald Regan, especially many of his letters, because he was a great correspondent. What I didn't know anything about was the speechwriting of Ronald Regan. Did I know that he had speech writers. Of course. Did I understand how that worked in his administration. No. And I found it surprisingly fascinating. I also liked the confluence of the two studies and thought it was quite an original idea for a book; at least original to me. A very good read.

Released 1 yr ago (4/9/2017 UTC) at Panera Bread, 401 Vista Village Dr. (OBCZ) in Vista, California USA

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Taking it to our BC meetup to see if anyone wants this. If not, it will go on the shelves of the OBCZ.

Released for the 2017 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Release Challenge, Week 14, Picture of Someone Walking.

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