Military History & Affairs

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Anna Feigenbaum’s Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of WWI to the Streets of Today is a poignant inquiry into the relationship between a corporate-capitalist system of governing and its implic

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In times of conflict, not everything is about what goes on in the front lines.

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“Kotkin’s exhaustive research, careful historical judgments, shrewd insights, and splendid writing . . .”

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does an excellent job of placing World War II in the historical context of global conflict . . .”

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“fully justifie[s] the remark of General Alan Brooke that Britain should ‘thank God . . . that occasionally such supermen exist on this earth.’”

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“The agenda of many combat photographers is either ideological—an attempt to save the world by bringing to light the suffering of war’s victims—or aesthetic—getting that perfect combination of comp

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Biographer James Thomas Flexner has called George Washington the “indispensable man” of the American Revolution.

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“provides a fresh perspective on the strategic options each combatant faced as the once European war became truly global in 1941 . . .”

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It is easy to make war and very hard to make peace. The experience of the Allies after the Great War shows that a flawed peace will only lead to more war.

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“offer[s] a rare glimpse into the military establishment and how it treats people who are marginalized by the mainstream American public.”

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“books like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their country’s call . . .”

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“offers an excellent synthesis and new insights not previously considered on Allied strategy and operational planning . . .”

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More often than not, when one thinks of the actions taken against the various categories of Europe’s “undesirables” in World War II, it is usually in terms of the Axis: Germany and, to a lesser ext

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“Rajsfus implicitly warns us that there will be many fellow travelers who will follow Trump through the swamp in order to wreck the American experiment.”

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“The irony of DARPA is that even as its mandate has shrunk, its reputation has ballooned.”

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“This impressive book is an outstanding companion volume that covers the war from many perspectives . . .”

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"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."

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“should be the definitive volume on the Riviera’s World War II experience and is highly recommended.”

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"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."

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One of the worst possible experiences in wartime is being captured and becoming a prisoner of war (POW).

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“The author’s assertion that Guadalcanal, not Midway, was the turning point of the Pacific War is hard to dispute . . .”

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“an eminently readable story that further emphasizes and demonstrates the mettle of the Greatest Generation.”  

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