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Dog Company : the boys of Pointe Du Hoc--the Rangers who accomplished D-Day's toughest mission and led the way across Europe /

An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe. This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers of the U.S. Army's 2nd Ranger Battalion, D Company-- Dog Company-- who were in the right place at the right time: from D-Day, when German guns... Full description

Main Author: O'Donnell, Patrick K., 1969-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Boston : Da Capo Press, 2012
Contents: Dog company -- "Rangers? bullshit!" -- Big Jim -- Fort Pierce and overseas -- Bude -- The needles -- The mission -- Final preparations -- A tough spot for a landing -- "Into the valley of death" -- "They sky was burning" -- The landing -- The climb -- Atop the fortress - Bunkers and farms -- The guns of Pointe du Hoc -- Swimmers -- The first counterattack -- Nighttime attacks -- June 7 -- The relief of Pointe du Hoc -- Survivors -- The assault on Brest -- Hill 63 -- The fabulous four -- Interlude -- A factory of death -- Moving out -- Bergstein -- counterattack -- The church -- The charge -- Hill 400 -- Their "longest day" -- Nightfall -- December 8 -- Final Assault on Bergstein -- Relief finally arrives -- The bulge -- Back to Hürtgen -- Crossing the Roer -- The last act.
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