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    Book Discussion on 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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    New Understanding of the Civil War

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book, A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, in which he portrays the Civil War as a tragedy that American leaders…

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    Book Discussion on Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails: A Memoir

    Anthony Swofford, former Marine sniper and author of Jarhead, talked about his life since leaving the military. He responded to questions from members of the audience at the Pritzker Military…

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    U.S.-Canada International Security

    Ambassadors and U.S. and Canadian Naval and Coast Guard officials talked about relations between the two countries and cooperation on border security, energy, and environmental issues.…

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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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,…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    Book Discussion on Warlord

    Historian Carlo D’Este discussed the military career of Winston Churchill and followed Churchill’s tenure as a cavalry officer, war correspondent, First Lord of Admiralty during World War I and Secretary of…

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    Book Discussion on 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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    Book Discussion on Southern Storm

    Civil War historian Noah Andre Trudeau discussed the military campaign of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman and his 60,000 troops from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia in 1864. General Sherman’s…

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    Book Discussion on We Were One

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book We Were One: Shoulder to Shoulder With the Marines Who Took Fallujah, published by Da Capo Press. The author is a military historian who was embedded…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's War

    Geoffrey Perret spoke about his book Lincoln’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Greatest President as Commander in Chief, published by Random House. The book appraises Abraham Lincoln’s…

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    Book Discussion on The Battle for Peace

    General Zinni talked about the book he co-wrote with Tony Koltz, The Battle for Peace: A Frontline Vision of America’s Power and Purpose, published by Palgrave Macmillan. He was commander in chief of CENTCOM and…

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    Journalists at War

    Journalists at War: The 2003 William E. Colby Military Writers Symposium on War Reporting. The panelists include Rick Atkinson, author of An Army at Dawn, Joseph Galloway, co-author of We…