What Does America Want?

“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” - John Steinbeck Private First Class Bradford Freeman, Easy Company If you wanted to save the world from tyranny, you’d probably not seek out Mississippi country boy Bradford Freeman. His profile had to seem unlikely to be placed amid historic geopolitical storms that threatened humanity. There he was, though, in the midnight sky approaching the northern coast of France, June 6, 1944, loaded down with an 18-pound mortar plate, ready to parachute into the dark fields of Normandy and attack German defenses in the advance of the D-Day invasion.

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