Daily Archives: September 18, 2020

The Dilemmas Of Time And Resources In Politics & War

As someone who is fond of games of logistics [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to comment at least a little bit about one of the games I play called Politics & War, and some of the aspects of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fire And Fortitude

Fire And Fortitude: The US Army In The Pacific War, 1941-1943, by John C. McManus Sometimes one proves a point by trying to prove the contrary. Such is the case here, as this book deals with the general trend to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Conquering Tide

The Conquering Tide: War In The Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll This book is part of a trilogy on the Pacific War, which I have come to understand is a popular subject to write about. Historians of World … Continue reading

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Book Review: Midnight In The Pacific

Midnight In The Pacific: Guadalcanal: The World War II Battle That Turned The Tide Of War, by Joseph Wheelan This book gives a good case for studying the battle of Guadalcanal and its significance in World War II. The author … Continue reading

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