Tag Archives: Military

Saving Italy by Robert M. Edsel

In his earlier work, The Monuments Men, Edsel told of the bravery and skill of World War II military men assigned to protect and save Europe’s historical buildings and art treasures from injury and loss during the war.  It was such … Continue reading

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Napoleon: A Life by Paul Johnson

If you are looking for a concise biography on the great military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte, Paul Johnson’s book fits the bill nicely.  From Napoleon’s early life in Corsica, his military training in France, and ultimately his rise to power, Johnson … Continue reading

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Winter Of The World by Ken Follett

I think I’m going to have to create a special list for Ken Follett books.  I’m going to call it “Books I hate and love at the same time.”  On the one hand, he writes a darn entertaining novel.  In … Continue reading

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Eisenhower: Soldier and President by Stephen E. Ambrose

This is a compilation of the two volume biography that Ambrose had earlier released.  It’s a slightly condensed version, but it certainly isn’t lacking.  Dwight D. Eisenhower’s history is fascinating and for good reason.  He was the commander in chief … Continue reading

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American Sniper by Chris Kyle

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History; co-written by Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice I found the stories interesting, but the book doesn’t seem to have a point. At least not one that I would … Continue reading

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Hunting Eichmann by Neal Bascomb

Hunting Eichmann: How A Band Of Survivors And A Young Spy Agency Chased Down The World’s Most Notorious Nazi If they make of movie of “Hunting Eichmann” I hope they cut down the cast of characters. (They should stick with … Continue reading

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Quantico by Greg Bear

Quantico is a suspense thriller that has elements of science fiction. The bio-terror element is a little futuristic. The characters are sketchy and the writing could be better but the plot is is cool. 326 pages grade: 5.2 (out of … Continue reading

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