Thanks to all the (((heroes))) lost 72 years ago today

As a follow-up to my earlier Normandy post, thank you to the many (((heroes)))–and all others–who found their final resting place in northern France roughly 72 years ago today. You are missed.



Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect,, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

3 thoughts on “Thanks to all the (((heroes))) lost 72 years ago today”

    1. Oops, another boneheaded moment. Remember "R. Jesus?"

      I did not know what ((( ))) this was all about. I suppose though there were some Russian Jews who died fighting Hitler though, so maybe I don't have to get voted off the island just yet.

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