“succeeds admirably in reexamining the battle of Gallipoli . . .”
Following the publication of Lone Survivor and the release of its video counterpart of the same name, author Patrick Robinson discovered that there were questions regarding the account by
“a truly magnificent volume . . . for any university teaching an undergraduate course in World War II.”
“read this book to truly understand how this dynamic duo formed a loving and unprecedented marriage and intellectual partnership . . .”
“a shocking and uncomfortable spin on the usual historiography of 1944 as the year the Allies decisively turned the war toward victory.”
MI6 and CIA be damned! The Vatican and Pope Pius XII during World War II could have put any espionage agency to shame.
“The history of America's most elite fighting force is told with panache and critical analysis . . .”
The early history of submarines is replete with examples of disasters, not terribly surprising given the limitations and newness of the technology.
Modern day society is familiar with the existence, accomplishments, and exploits of America’s Special Operations forces, in particular the warriors known as U.S. Navy SEALs.
“. . . should occupy an honored space next to your copy of On War . . .“
“For a personal, ground level view of a highly decorated German soldier’s World War II experience, Sturm’s account comes highly recommended.”
This publication is a combination of two desirable factors.
One standard for a good book is that it could be a reference for other good books.
“Although the true strategic and tactical success of the American stand at Khe Sanh will continue to be debated . . .
“a well-written story of a truly epic World War II fight . . .”
“a brutally honest and personal look at World War II urban combat . . .”
“should be required reading and is highly recommended . . .”
“a well-written and engrossing account of a World War II episode which has not necessarily seen the light of day . . .”
For months he stood over me—a lone soldier in a silhouette.
“For those interested in this critical campaign, this volume is recommended.”
“Volumes such as this one can help inform and shape the debate that will hopefully move beyond partisan fallout and examine these wars more methodically.”
“As always Buruma is a reporter first; he does not argue a particular side without citation and witness.
“Anyone with an interest in history, WWII, Nazis, Eichmann, the Holocaust, genocide, or the escape of many powerful Nazis to South America will find this book an amazing collection of old a
“. . . as if there were any doubt about it, Germans knew about the Holocaust.