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Four Chaplains

At the suggestion of my dad, I’ve been skimming through No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II. (Full disclosure: It’s written by his old friend Dan Kurzman). The book’s about the famed four immortal chaplains (hence the title) who gave up their life vests when the Dorchester went down. It’s a pretty gripping tale from WWII. As Rod noted a while back our military chaplaincy is a very special thing. I didn’t realize how special.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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