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Book Review: ‘The Invisible Bridge’

” The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan” ( Simon & Schuster), by Rick Perlstein

Even Republicans piled on President Richard Nixonas the Watergate scandal wore on. But notCalifornia Gov. Ronald Reagan . He said Watergate was being “blown out of proportion”… Full Story


Sam 'The Falcon" Wilson Captain America

A Radical Change for Captain America

Army and World War II veteran Steve Rodgers has passed on his shield and title to one of his closest allies: African-American veteran Sam Wilson, also known as Falcon. With the super-soldier serum (the juice that gives him his powers)… Full Story


Hitler's Bandit Hunters: The SS And The Nazi Occupation Of Europe

Hitler’s Bandit Hunters: The SS And The Nazi Occupation Of Europe

Washington: Potomac Books, 2008. Pp. xxii, 400. Illus., figs., append., notes, biblio., index. $19.95 paper. ISBN:159797157X.

Analysis/Review from Strategypage.com:

“Prof. Blood, formerly of the University of Aachen , opens Hitler’s Bandit Hunters by discussing the differences between “bandenbekämpfung — anti-bandit… Full Story


War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941

War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941. By Geoffrey Megargee. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.

U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Geoffrey Megargee offered a comprehensive impression of the German campaign against the Russians from their initial… Full Story


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Memoir Of General Charles Pelot Summerall

In Timothy K. Nenninger’s new book entitled “The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall” (published by the University Press of Kentucky), he documented the life of military leader General Charles Pelot Summerall (1867-1955) and… Full Story


The Civil War And The Limits Of Destruction

The Civil War And The Limits Of Destruction

The Civil War has often been portrayed as the most ‘brutal war’ in America. However, the author of the Pulitzer Prize book ‘The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties) and historian Prof. Mark E. Neely, Jr., guides his… Full Story


The AEF Way Of War: The American Army And Combat In World War I

The AEF Way Of War: The American Army And Combat In World War I

Analysis/Review:
“The AEF Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War I”, November 2006, by Mark Ethan Grotelueschen
Available from: Cambridge University Press

The American Expeditionary Forces had always received extremely high ranks in reputation and… Full Story


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Book Review: “Fighting and Learning Against Hybrid Threats”

Ovid, the Roman poet, once told an audience that “Fas est et ab hoste doceri.”  Roughly translated, “it’s okay to learn, even from your enemies.”  Military history from the legions of his day to the present support this ancient proverb. … Full Story


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Book Review: “Wanted Dead or Alive: Manhunts from Geronimo to Bin Laden”

Some books must be on your bookshelf and this is one of them. Ben Runkle’s book, “Wanted Dead or Alive: Manhunts from Geronimo to Bin Laden,” is a superb read and a perfect primer to understanding counter-terrorist warfare. Ben is… Full Story


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Stephen King’s “11/22/63″

“The past is obdurate. It doesn’t want to change.” This is the mantra for Stephen King’s latest thrilling novel about a man who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The novel follows Jake Epping,… Full Story