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    Book Discussion on The Boys of '67

    Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during…

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    Writing About War

    Christina Lamb, author of Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World, Janine di Giovanni, author of The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria, and Kim Barker,…

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    Burning of the Shenandoah Valley

    Eric Campbell describes the activities of the Union Army in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 as they moved through region and burned anything that could be of use to the Confederates. He…

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    Book Discussion on Drones and Targeted Killing

    Professor Marjorie Cohn talked about her book Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues, in which she examines drone warfare. She spoke at the 22nd annual…

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    Book Discussion on Dark Territory

    Fred Kaplan talked about his book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, about the past and future of cyber warfare and its origins in the United States. 

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    Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield

    Stephen D. Wiehe recounted his participation in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He is the author of G-Day: Rendezvous with Eagles. In his book, from the perspective of a…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Book Discussion on War Is Beautiful

    David Shields analyzed over a decade of war-related photos from Afghanistan and Iraq that appeared on the front page of The New York Times to determine what kind of message the paper had…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

    456 views
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    Battling Nature in Korea and Vietnam

    Professor Lisa Brady talked about how chemical agents were used during the Korean and Vietnam wars to destroy the landscape and infrastructure. She argued that during this time the…

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    Bayonet Usage During the Civil War

    Dana Shoaf talked about the history of the bayonet as a weapon and how changes in gun technology affected its use and practicality during the U.S. Civil War. He also described the…

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    Women and the Battle of Gettysburg

    Jared Frederick talked about the different accounts of women and their families during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. He spoke about how the residents of the town, mainly women and…

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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on The Modern Mercenary

    Sean McFate talked about his book, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order, about the use of mercenaries in wars around the world today. In his book, he…

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    After Words with David Morris

    David Morris talked about his book, The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, about the history of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the 27 million Americans,…

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    New America Foundation Forum on Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity specialists discussed various topics in the opening sessions of the New America Foundation’s day-long forum titled, “Cybersecurity for a New America: Big Ideas and…

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    1992 Army Training Film Sniper Employment

    This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then instructs how snipers should be used in a variety of situations and describes techniques.

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    Armed Conflict

    Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, talked about armed conflict and how it is changing. Lt. Gen. McMaster said that…

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    Civil War Soldiers' Letters

    John Emond read letters from ordinary Civil War soldiers, placing the letters in the context of the war as well as the soldiers' daily lives, which he says were defined by personal…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Does the film American Sniper glorify war?” There were also calls from viewers who identified themselves as…

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