Military

"Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day's Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe"

Patrick O'Donnell

About the Program

Military historian Patrick O’Donnell recounts the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger Battalion’s D Company, “Dog Company,” composed of sixty-eight men whose military campaigns during World War II, included landing on the beaches of Normandy and the ascent of Pointe du Hoc.  Patrick O'Donnell speaks at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

About the Authors

Patrick O'Donnell

Patrick O'Donnell is the author of numerous books of military history, including Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat, recipient of the William E. Colby Award for Outstanding Military History.  For more information, visit patrickkodonnell.com.


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"Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day's Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe"

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  • Saturday, January 19th at 4pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 6th at 5:15am (ET)
  • Tuesday, December 25th at 9:15am (ET)
  • Monday, December 17th at 7:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 2nd at 11:15pm (ET)
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