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Sacred ground : a tribute to America's veterans

Author: Tom Ruck
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a military cemetery there are no divisions of politics, rank, color, or gender. With photographs of national cemeteries and poignant essays, Sacred Ground: A Tribute to America's Veterans pays tribute to those heroic Americans who gave their lives for love of country and freedom for all.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Pictorial works
Sources
Illustrated works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Ruck
ISBN: 9781596985247 1596985240
OCLC Number: 168716299
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 189 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bob Dole --
The South. Excerpt from Thayer Award acceptance address / Douglas MacArthur --
Excerpt from The crisis / Thomas Paine --
Essay / Buzz Aldrin --
"The battle hymn of the Republic" / Julia Ward Howe --
Essay / Mickey Rooney --
Excerpt from Address to the nation / George W. Bush --
The Northeast. General Orders / George Washington --
Essay / Dennis Miller --
Excerpt from Power to the people / Laura Ingraham --
Essay / Paul Teutul, Sr. --
Excerpt from Address to Congress / Woodrow Wilson --
The history of "Taps" / Jari Villanueva --
Excerpt from Memorial Day address / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. --
The Midwest. The Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln --
Essay / Oliver North --
Essay / Fred Travalena --
Excerpt from Address to Congress / Franklin D. Roosevelt --
Address to the Allied Expeditionary Forces / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Excerpt from the Dedication of the Maine Monument / Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain --
The West. Remarks on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day / Ronald Reagan --
Speech welcoming home returning American troops / Ann-Margret --
Excerpt from speech to the Third Army / George S. Patton --
Excerpt from "Volunteer to arms" speech / Andrew Jackson --
Remarks / Bob Hope --
Excerpt from speech at the Sixty-Fourth Annual Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration / Mike Mullen --
Excerpt from Let freedom ring / Sean Hannity --
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund --
The origins of the National Cemetery Administration.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Tom Ruck.
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