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
In times of conflict, not everything is about what goes on in the front lines.
“Kotkin’s exhaustive research, careful historical judgments, shrewd insights, and splendid writing . . .”
“does an excellent job of placing World War II in the historical context of global conflict . . .”
“fully justifie[s] the remark of General Alan Brooke that Britain should ‘thank God . . . that occasionally such supermen exist on this earth.’”
“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
“To say this is a convoluted story would be an understatement.”
Biographer James Thomas Flexner has called George Washington the “indispensable man” of the American Revolution.
“provides a fresh perspective on the strategic options each combatant faced as the once European war became truly global in 1941 . . .”
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.
“offer[s] a rare glimpse into the military establishment and how it treats people who are marginalized by the mainstream American public.”
"The result is an enlightening telling of America's most famous killing."
“books like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their country’s call . . .”
“offers an excellent synthesis and new insights not previously considered on Allied strategy and operational planning . . .”
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
“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.”
“The irony of DARPA is that even as its mandate has shrunk, its reputation has ballooned.”
“This impressive book is an outstanding companion volume that covers the war from many perspectives . . .”
"unparalleled . . ."
"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."
“should be the definitive volume on the Riviera’s World War II experience and is highly recommended.”
"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."
One of the worst possible experiences in wartime is being captured and becoming a prisoner of war (POW).
“The author’s assertion that Guadalcanal, not Midway, was the turning point of the Pacific War is hard to dispute . . .”
“an eminently readable story that further emphasizes and demonstrates the mettle of the Greatest Generation.”