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  • emThe Last Fighter Pilotem
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    The Last Fighter Pilot

    World War II veteran Jerry Yellin talked about his book The Last Fighter Pilot, in which he recalls his bombing missions over Japan from April to August of 1945.

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  • emCrossingsem
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    Crossings

    Combat physician Jon Kerstetter talked about his book Crossings, in which he recalls his time in the battlefield. He spoke at the 2017 Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

    363 views
  • Design and History of the M4 Sherman Tank During World War II
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    Design and History of the M4 Sherman Tank During World War II

    Iraq and Afghanistan tank veteran Nicholas Moran talked about the design and history of the M4 Sherman tank. Mr. Moran argued that the M4 Sherman tank was the best U.S. tank during World War II because…

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  • emRaven Rockem
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    Raven Rock

    Garrett Graff, author of Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself - While the Rest of Us Die, described how Raven Rock and other underground bunkers were built by the U.S.…

    153 views
  • US Air Force Combat Photography in Southeast Asia
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    U.S. Air Force Combat Photography in Southeast Asia

    This film explores the role of Air Force combat cameras and crews during the Vietnam War. Beginning with a short history of war art and photography, it leads up to the 1960s and problems…

    114 views
  • emThe Future of Warem
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    The Future of War

    Lawrence Freedman talked about his book, The Future of War, about the novelists, filmmakers, think tank experts, and academics who have helped people envision what wars in the future will…

    555 views
  • emStriking Powerem
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    Striking Power

    John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin, co-authors of Striking Power, talked about how military technology was changing the way we fight wars and defend ourselves against old and new threats.…

    805 views
  • World War I and Trench Warfare
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    World War I and Trench Warfare

    Professor Richard Faulkner talked about trench warfare during World War I and looked at the different strategies and technological developments used in attempts to drive opponents out of…

    897 views
  • emDark Territoryem
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    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. 

    1,158 views
  • emRogue Heroesem
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    Rogue Heroes

    Ben Macintyre talked about his book, Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War. He spoke at the 17th…

    627 views
  • emSea Powerem
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    Sea Power

    Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival…

    544 views
  • emThe Operatorem
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    The Operator

    Robert O’Neill talked about his book, The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior, about his military career and some of the other 400…

    1,581 views
  • emSea Powerem
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    Sea Power

    Admiral James Stavridis (Retired), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, about the strategic importance of the…

    1,111 views
  • Civil War World War I and Total War
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    Civil War, World War I, and "Total War"

    Professor Michael Neiberg talks about the Civil War, World War I, and the concept of “total war.” Professor Neiberg began by defining total war and then described parallels and differences between Civil War and…

    671 views
  • emDestined for Warem
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    Destined for War

    Graham Allison talked about his book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?, about the likelihood of the U.S. and China going to war against each other as…

    1,986 views
  • emThe Boys of 67em
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    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 the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at…

    642 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Shakespeare and the Rules of War
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    Shakespeare and Rules of War

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and theater director Liesl Tommy were among the panelists at a discussion on the role of the rules of war in the Shakespearean canon and what modern lessons on war…

    581 views
  • emOppose Any Foeem
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    Oppose Any Foe

    Mark Moyar talked about his book, Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces, about the history of U.S. special operations forces.

    1,134 views
  • emThe Imagineers of Warem
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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    1,211 views
  • Panel Discussion on War Stories
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    Panel Discussion on War Stories

    Authors Candace Millard, Ishmael Beah, Colonel Gregory Fontenot (Retired), and Whitney Terrell talk about war stories. They spoke at the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

    564 views
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