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  • emSuch Men As Theseem
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    Such Men As These

    David Sears, military historian and former U.S. Navy officer, profiles U.S. Navy combat pilots who flew during the Korean War. The author examines James Michener’s reportage of the aviators in…

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    American Colossus

    H.W. Brands explores America’s economic transformation between the Civil War and the end of the 19th century. The author recalls the rise of capitalism as the United States changed from a country…

  • 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award
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    2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson was honored by the Pritzker Military Library with their Lifetime Achievement Award in Military Writing. Mr. Atkinson discussed his writing career with Ed Tracy,…

  • emAlmost a Miracleem
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    Almost a Miracle

    John Ferling talked about his book Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence, published by Oxford University Press. In his book historian Ferling recounts the military history of the American War…

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    We Are Soldiers Still

    Lieutenant General Harold Moore (Retired) and Joseph Galloway talked about their book We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam (Harper; August 19, 2008), a…

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    Why Vietnam Matters

    Rufus Phillips talked about his book, Why Vietnam Matters: Why Vietnam Matters: An Eyewitness Account of Lessons Not Learned (Naval Press Institute; October 15, 2008). He writes about the…

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    Tell Me How This Ends

    Linda Robinson spoke about her book, Tell Me How This Ends (PublicAffairs; September 1, 2008), and the U.S. military occupation of Iraq. Among the topics she addressed were strategic and…

  • emRetribution The Battle for Japanem
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    Retribution: The Battle for Japan

    Max Hastings talked about his book Retribution: The Battle for Japan. He talked about the massive Pacific battle plan and the military leaders on both sides and explored the fighting…

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    Unknown Soldiers

    Neil Hanson talked about his book Unknown Soldiers: The Story of the Missing of the First World War, published by Knopf. In the book Mr. Hanson recounts the war experiences of three men, an…