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“Andrew Roberts has written the best single-volume biography of Winston Churchill to date.”

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Women have always struggled to obtain their due in and from this country, from the Revolution right through to today.

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“Rampage reminds us once again that man’s inhumanity to man belies the notion of human progress.

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“My aim in this book,” writes Polish historian Adam Zamoyski in his captivating new biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, “is not to justify or condemn, but to piece together his life . . .

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“Wars are not won by evacuations,” remarked Winston Churchill after 338,226 British and French soldiers were safely transferred from the beaches at Dunkirk to England in late May-early June 1940.

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"Whitten used extensive interviews, and the records allowed to him to tell a cautionary tale on how the destruction of our world could come from complacency, lack of control, miscommunicati

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Some of the names of the 56 signers—our Founding Fathers—of the Declaration of Independence are well known.

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When the first major contingent of conventional U.S.

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In late 2012 the freelance American photographer Matthew Schrier was heading out of Syria after a stint of work when his taxi was stopped.

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“leaves behind a legacy as one of the Army’s most influential innovators . . .”

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"Hollywood makes movies about battles, helicopters, and daring escapes in the Vietnam War.

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It bears repeating that personal accounts and oral histories are important for a variety of reasons.

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For weal or woe, many names stand out in the history of our revolution against Great Britain: Nathan Hale, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Ethan Allen, for example.

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Some of the generals of the Great War have entered into common currency. Almost everyone knows about the American General John J.

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When recruits enter the Marine Corps many of them have an idealistic view of what constitutes an effective Marine, and they embrace the adventure that awaits them.

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Such is the molten hot fury of Syria’s now almost seven-year conflict, that it seems hard to think back to how things were before.

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The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.

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“Twenty-Two on Peleliu will haunt, enchant and thrill . . . it will inspire you with stories of heroism and courage . . .

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

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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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In the first two decades of the 20th century in the United States, the national mood changed radically from one of heady optimism to dissolution.

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“a captivating and long overlooked study of a little known chapter in the American Revolution.”

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