skip to content
Dog Company : the boys of Pointe Du Hoc--the Rangers who accomplished D-Day's toughest mission and led the way across Europe Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dog Company : the boys of Pointe Du Hoc--the Rangers who accomplished D-Day's toughest mission and led the way across Europe

Author: Patrick K O'Donnell
Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe. This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers of the U.S. Army's 2nd Ranger Battalion, D Company-- Dog Company-- who were in the right place at the right time: from D-Day, when German guns atop Pointe du Hoc threatened the Allied landings and the men of Dog Company scaled the ninety-foot cliffs to destroy them;  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick K O'Donnell
ISBN: 9780306820298 0306820293 9780306822643 0306822644
OCLC Number: 778416249
Description: xiv, 305 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Dog company --
"Rangers? bullshit!" --
Big Jim --
Fort Pierce and overseas --
Bude --
The needles --
The mission --
Final preparations --
A tough spot for a landing --
"Into the valley of death" --
"They sky was burning" --
The landing --
The climb --
Atop the fortress --
Bunkers and farms --
The guns of Pointe du Hoc --
Swimmers --
The first counterattack --
Nighttime attacks --
June 7 --
The relief of Pointe du Hoc --
Survivors --
The assault on Brest --
Hill 63 --
The fabulous four --
Interlude --
A factory of death --
Moving out --
Bergstein --
counterattack --
The church --
The charge --
Hill 400 --
Their "longest day" --
Nightfall --
December 8 --
Final Assault on Bergstein --
Relief finally arrives --
The bulge --
Back to Hürtgen --
Crossing the Roer --
The last act.
Responsibility: Patrick K. O'Donnell.
More information:

Abstract:

In the tradition of Band of Brothers, Patrick K. O'Donnell tells one of World War II's greatest untold stories  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Alex Kershaw, New York Times best-selling author of The Liberator "Long admired for his powerful combat narratives, with Dog Company O'Donnell has produced his finest book yet. A fascinating tale of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/778416249>
library:oclcnum"778416249"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/150083565>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 2nd."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2012"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe. This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers of the U.S. Army's 2nd Ranger Battalion, D Company-- Dog Company-- who were in the right place at the right time: from D-Day, when German guns atop Pointe du Hoc threatened the Allied landings and the men of Dog Company scaled the ninety-foot cliffs to destroy them; to the thickly forested slopes of Hill 400, in Germany's Hürtgen Forest, where the Rangers launched a desperate bayonet charge across an open field, captured the crucial hill, and held it against all odds."@en
schema:description"Dog company -- "Rangers? bullshit!" -- Big Jim -- Fort Pierce and overseas -- Bude -- The needles -- The mission -- Final preparations -- A tough spot for a landing -- "Into the valley of death" -- "They sky was burning" -- The landing -- The climb -- Atop the fortress -- Bunkers and farms -- The guns of Pointe du Hoc -- Swimmers -- The first counterattack -- Nighttime attacks -- June 7 -- The relief of Pointe du Hoc -- Survivors -- The assault on Brest -- Hill 63 -- The fabulous four -- Interlude -- A factory of death -- Moving out -- Bergstein -- counterattack -- The church -- The charge -- Hill 400 -- Their "longest day" -- Nightfall -- December 8 -- Final Assault on Bergstein -- Relief finally arrives -- The bulge -- Back to Hürtgen -- Crossing the Roer -- The last act."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1182832187>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Dog Company : the boys of Pointe Du Hoc--the Rangers who accomplished D-Day's toughest mission and led the way across Europe"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.