Daily Archives: October 24, 2019

Exploring Martinique

As I write this it is late evening in Martnique and tomorrow I will be beginning a somewhat epic journey home, about which I think I will have a great deal to say late tomorrow, but I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Countdown To Valkyrie

Countdown To Valkyrie:  The July Plot To Assassinate Hitler, by Nigel Jones There are a lot of things that one can take away from a book like this.  It is easy to look at the failure of the Valkyrie plot … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hitler Youth

The Hitler Youth:  Origins And Development 1922-1945, by H.W. Koch I have to say that this book was not the most enjoyable to read from a stylistic standpoint.  That said, it certainly had a variety of worthwhile and interesting information … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rommel: The End Of A Legend

Rommel:  The End Of A Legend, by Ralf Georg Reuth Rommel was precisely the sort of general that it was easy for his opponents to appreciate.  He was tactically brilliant, behaved in a chivalrous fashion towards other leaders, and was … Continue reading

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