The Last of the Boys of Pointe du Hoc: The Rangers of Dog Company Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission



It was the toughest mission of D-Day. Allied plans called for 225 Rangers, including Dog Company, to land on a tiny beach, scale the ten-story-high cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, France, under a torrent of enemy fire, and destroy the most dangerous gun battery threatening the American portion of the invasion.

It was a suicide mission.



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