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“Gerald Kleinfeld and Lewis Tambs have chosen to highlight the relatively obscure service rendered by Spain to the German war effort on the Eastern Front.”
“Victor Davis Hanson has written another good book for a wide variety of audiences.”
“. . . does an excellent job of telling the story of one of America’s finest and darkest episodes in World War II . . .”
“Do we really need another book about the Civil War? Mr. Fleming makes a solid, compelling case in the affirmative.”
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“Considering adding to your collection of Civil War books? Mr.
“[certain characterizations in the book ought not] preclude serious consideration of Dr.
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“The thesis set forth by Stephen Fritz in Ostkrieg is so simple and compelling that it merits consideration even by those who have studied the topic for years.”