Daring Young Men named “Best History Book”

Senior Fellow Richard Reeves' book Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift-June 1948 – May 1949 has been named the "Best History Book" of the past year by the Book of the Month Club. The book is also on the required reading list issued annually by the Air Force Chief of Staff. Here is a small excerpt from Reeves' acclaimed book: The Newsweek headline was "dateline germany, 1948: the Big Retreat." The dispatch below was from James O'Donnell, the magazine's Berlin bureau chief, reporting on the exodus of American and British officials and soldiers from the…