Memorial Day: “The Boys of Pointe du Hoc”

**Posted by Phineas

At commemoration ceremonies for the 40th anniversary of the D-Day landings, President Reagan focused his speech on the heroes (1) of the 2nd Ranger Battalion who scaled the sheer cliffs of Pointe du Hoc to take out German artillery that threatened the landings at Omaha and Utah beaches.

It was arguably one of Reagan’s finest speeches, one well-worth watching again this Memorial Day:

(1) Yes, Chris Hayes, “heroes.” Try using a dictionary, since you evidently don’t know the meaning of the word. More at Twitchy.

Photo credit: American Battle Monuments Commission.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

6 thoughts on “Memorial Day: “The Boys of Pointe du Hoc”

  1. Nothing inspires me more than to listen to President Ronald Reagan. He is truly one of the greatest US Presidents. Nothing displeases me more to see or listen to the most despised President of the US, Barak Hussein Obama.

  2. We were so fortunate to go from Carter, Mr. Malaise Sweater to such an inspirational All American Mr. Gipper, Ronaldus Magnus! May God Bless America, Again!

  3. RONALDUS MAXIMUS rocks! Thanks (Phineas) for the link. It proves (once again) that things of quality have NO fear of time!

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