The Boys of Pointe du Hoc

By Jeffrey Goldberg

Yesterday marked the 68th anniversary of D-Day. All too soon, the last of the soldiers who liberated Europe will be leaving us, so it's worth remembering, especially now, what they did.  Here is Ronald Reagan delivering his legendary speech at Pointe du Hoc on the 40th anniversary of the invasion.

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