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Symbol of American Courage
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Symbol of American Courage

1944
   
Author:  Samuel Eliot Morison
Date: June 6, 1944

Subjects: World War II



A US Army Ranger, William Hickey (Ohio), lies dead at the top of the Cherbourg Cliffs, which he and his brother Rangers scaled in the face of a withering of Nazi fire. Of the 200 Rangers who stormed the beach height, only 60 were alive when the top was taken and the Nazis driven back.

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Location: Vault
Call No. Box 3

Language: english