Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Illustrated by Jack E. Levin

By Jack E. Levin

“Fourscore and 7 years in the past our fathers introduced forth in this continent a brand new country,
conceived in liberty and devoted to the proposition that every one males are created equal.”

 
Long ahead of his conservative manifesto Liberty and Tyranny grew to become a no 1 ny occasions bestseller, Mark R. Levin’s love for his nation used to be instilled in him via his father, Jack E. Levin. At family members dinners, Jack might proportion his bountiful wisdom of yankee historical past and, in particular, the muse of Abraham Lincoln.
 
The son of immigrants, Jack Levin is an American patriot who replied with deep own emotion
to Lincoln’s demand liberty and equality. His admiration for the nice Civil warfare president encouraged
him to for my part layout and convey a gorgeous quantity, stronger with interval illustrations and
striking battlefield photographs by way of Matthew Brady and different popular photographers of the period, that
brings to lifestyles the words...

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He wanted to be a cadet in the Army Air Corps, which today we know as the Air Force. But Jack was only seventeen. He was too young. ” Just like that, he had reached the legal age requirement of eighteen. Now, if he could pass the rigorous Air Corps exam, he was in. Ten would-be cadets took the exam, including students from the University of Pennsylvania, but only four passed, including my father. Not long thereafter, as my father was boarding a train to Biloxi, Mississippi, for basic training, a soldier stopped him and told him the lieutenant wanted to see him.

But he wanted to do more for the war effort. Like so many wonderful young men at the time, my father decided to enlist in the armed forces. He wanted to be a cadet in the Army Air Corps, which today we know as the Air Force. But Jack was only seventeen. He was too young. ” Just like that, he had reached the legal age requirement of eighteen. Now, if he could pass the rigorous Air Corps exam, he was in. Ten would-be cadets took the exam, including students from the University of Pennsylvania, but only four passed, including my father.

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