Hoyt S. Vandenberg

The mastermind behind the Normandy invasion speaks about sacrifice

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Wednesday, January 11, 1950

The potential date with Marylin Monroe speaks about keeping peace with strength, and safeguarding freedom with power and foresight.


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From a slightly military perspective (he recalls 1776, 1812, 1861, 1918 and 1941), Vandenberg builds up a series of arguments that amount to this: In order to keep your freedom and liberties, you have to be strong and be willing to make sacrifices for your country.


Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg
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