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    Alvin York

    Colonel Douglas Mastriano talks about his biography Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne, in which he tells the story of Sergeant Alvin York, one of the most…

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    Colby Military Writers Symposium

    Mark Johnson interviewed participants of the 2014 Colby Military Writers Symposium for his radio show. Appearing on the program were Douglas Macgregor, author of Warrior’s Rage: The Great Tank Battle…

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    2013 William E. Colby Military Writers' Symposium Panel

    Panelists talked about the issues veterans confront when returning home from war. The participants included Karl Marlantes, author of What It’s Like to Go to War, Dave McIntyre, author of Centerline, James…

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    Cain at Gettysburg

    Ralph Peters talked about his novel, Cain at Gettysburg, and the value of historical fiction. He focused on the historical background of the book and on the myths of the Battle of…

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    Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    James Hornfischer discussed his book, Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. He used maps during his presentation, and responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

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    There and Back

    Former ABC News foreign correspondent Barrie Dunsmore talked about the stories he covered over his 30-year career at the network, focusing on the “golden age” of network television news…

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    Panel on the Afghanistan War

    Military writers talked about the history of the war in Afghanistan and prospects for the future. Topics included the definition of the mission in Afghanistan. They also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Civilians in the Path of War

    The panelists discussed their books on the topic of “civilians in the path of war.” Mr. Carafano moderated the discussion. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience…

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