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Journey to a Revolution by Michael Korda, Harper Collins Publishers, New York, N.Y., 2006, $24.95. Fifty years have now passed since the tragically unsucce... [Read More]
In Tall Cotton: The 200 Most Important Confederate Books for the Reader, Researcher and Collector by Richard B. Harwell, Broadfoot Publishing Company, Wend... [Read More]
When the War of 1812 broke out between Great Britain and the United States, most observers paid little attention to the conflict; after all, Britannia... [Read More]
The answer is 'yes,' but not by military force alone. As the United States enters its fourth year of combat in Iraq, with victory over... [Read More]
From within Fort Duquesne (now Pittsburgh), James Smith, an 18-year-old settler, saw a small force of Indians, French Canadians and French regulars go off... [Read More]
In 1918 the idea that any war could ever again touch American shores was considered very far-fetched by many U.S. citizens. Newspapers were filled with... [Read More]
Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt found himself in a tight spot on the outskirts of Santiago, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. He had just led his... [Read More]
John Pelham was 23 years old when he joined the Confederate Army, but by the time he died at age 24, he had fought in... [Read More]
When my first grandchild was about 10 years old, I took him to the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland, to introduce him to the... [Read More]
Marine Corps Museum To understand the National Museum of the Marine Corps, think of the Corps as a cult, a clan, a faith, a religious... [Read More]
War Made New: Technology, Warfare and the Course of History, 1500 to Today by Max Boot, Gotham Books, New York, 2006, $35. Warfare in the... [Read More]
Medieval II: Total War Spanning from 1066 to 1530—the Battle of Hastings through the discovery of the Americas—Medieval II: Total War challenges players to... [Read More]
Finding the Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy by Frederick W. Kagan, Encounter Books, New York, 2006, $29.95. Many readers find the ph... [Read More]
The Gruesome Death of the Defiant Warrior Mangas Coloradas. [Read More]
During the Civil War, more Confederate soldiers died at Chicago's Camp Douglas than on any battlefield. IT WAS FEBRUARY 1862, AND ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF... [Read More]
When it comes to war histories, the Vietnam War and World War I are in a class by themselves. More sheer nonsense has been written... [Read More]
Under high-piled clouds, soldiers in blue and gray clashed on a hot morning on the killing field of Franklin, Tennessee. [Read More]
In their state constitution of 1776, New Jersey allowed single or widowed property-owning women and free black men to vote. This suffrage was taken away... [Read More]
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AK-47: The Weapon That Changed the Face of War by Larry Kahaner, Wiley, Hoboken, N.J., 2006, $25.95. On January 4, 2002, a 31- year-old Green... [Read More]
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders & the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941–1945 by Evan Thomas, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006, $27. The largest naval... [Read More]
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