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    Book Discussion on Lords of the Sky

    Dan Hampton talked about his book, Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16, in which he looks at the history of combat aviation and discusses how…

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    Experiences of Soldiers in World War I

    Gettysburg College History Professor Ian Isherwood talked about how World War One soldiers interpreted their war experiences. He used works by three writers to illustrate the ways…

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    Book Discussion on Seriously Not All Right

    Ron Capps talked about his book, Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years, in which he discusses his experiences in war zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda, and Kosovo, and the…

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    Cyber Strategy and Geopolitics

    Peter Dixon talked about geopolitics and the creation of cybersecurity strategies. “War by Any Other Means: Cyber Strategy and Geopolitics” was part of a day-long summit,…

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    Robert Mueller on Cybersecurity

    Former FBI Director Robert Mueller talked about cybersecurity, including responding to cyber attacks effectively to mitigate damages. “From 9/11 to Cyber Attacks: Re-Defining…

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    Sherman's March to the Sea

    Anne Sarah Rubin talked about Union General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea and the concept of “civilized war.” In November and December 1864, General Sherman…

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    Civilians in War

    Panelists talked about how civilians are affected by war. Topics included whether or not civilian casualties are ever justified, how the civilian presence effects war planning, and the…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment

    Panelists talked about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on service members and veterans as well as some of the treatment options, such as cognitive processing…

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    Book Discussion on Redeployment

    Phil Klay talked about his book Redeployment, a collection of short stories about soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan and their experiences in the U.S. while between…

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    Book Discussion on War! What is it Good For?

    Ian Morris talked about his book, War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization From Primates to Robots, in which he argues that 15,000 years of war has advanced…

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    Panel Discussion on War

    Panelists talked about the effects of war on soldiers and their families. Panelists included David Finkel, author of Thank You For Your Service, Janet Burroway, author of Losing Tim: A…

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    Book Discussion on Letter Composed During a Lull in Fighting

    Kevin Powers talked about his book of poetry Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting. Mr. Powers answered questions from the festival audience following his talk.  This…

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    In Depth with Bing West

    Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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    General Creighton Abrams

    Military historian and retired Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Sorley talked about his book Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Times. He argued that Abrams is…

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    Book Discussion on Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates spoke about his memoir, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. In the book, Mr. Gates, who served as secretary of defense under Presidents George…

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    Book Discussion on Death By Moderation

    Professor David Koplow talked about his book, Death By Moderation: The U.S. Military’s Quest for Useable Weapons, in which he looks at the U.S. Military’s attempts to develop…

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    Special Operations Forces

    Linda Robinson talked about the role and mission of special operation forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how they evolved to become the “go to” force for operations…

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    Stories of Women Veterans

    Women veterans talked about their experiences serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The discussed their reasons for entering military service, dangers they encountered in war…

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    Guerilla Warfare in the Civil War

    Brown University professor Megan Kate Nelson talked about guerilla warfare in the American Civil War. Guerrilla warfare is largely characterized by its tactics, including ambushes and…

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    Book Discussion on One Hundred Victories

    Linda Robinson talked about her book, One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare, in which she discusses the role of U.S. Special Operations Forces and argues…

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