The Greatest Generation - Tom Brokaw

This book was not what I expected but still it was pretty good.  I really do agree with his thesis that these are the greatest generation of Americans.  To pull themselves out of the depression and build an enormous fleet of ships and planes, and train a giant number of men and women, and then take on two fanatic forces bent on taking over the world-- pretty amazing stuff.  And then they went on to build the American infrastructure we still are working with today.  We owe them so much.

I have to say the writing was not the best, and I would have liked more time spent covering the war years.  Still, this is a must read.

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