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MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY
THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA
THE LIFE AND TIMES
A D-DAY VETERAN’S GRANDSON ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE ANSWER TO THAT MOST IMPENETRABLE QUESTION: WHAT WAS IT LIKE?
This is a story of the months prior to June 6,1944, and a few of the days following, told through some of the letters my twenty-three-year-old father, Frank Elliott, wrote my mother, Pauline, while he was with Company A of the 741st Tank Battalion, and some she sent him at the time of the Normandy landings.
American attitudes toward them have taken a 180-degree turn over the last century—and so have the battles they provoke
Mary Mallon could do one thing very well, and all she wanted was to be left to it
A soldier who landed in the second wave on Omaha Beach assesses the broadest implications of what he and his comrades achieved there