U.S. Role In The World

A Thanksgiving Toast To The Old Breed

By Victor Davis Hanson ● Hoover Institution ● 11/22/2017


The late World War II combat veteran and memoirist E. B. Sledge enshrined his generation of fellow Marines as “The Old Breed” in his gripping account of the hellish battle of Okinawa. Now, most of those who fought in World War II are either dead or in their nineties. Here’s to them.

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