Daily Archives: December 11, 2020

On The Appeal Of The Memoir

One of the realities that is easy enough to face as a reader is that there is a huge supply of memoirs for a reader to read and review. It is not very difficult to account for the large supply … Continue reading

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Book Review: Young Heroes Of The Soviet Union

Young Heroes Of The Soviet Union: A Memoir And A Reckoning, by Alex Halberstadt This is not a very good memoir, nor is the author nearly insightful enough to provide reckoning about anything. There is a great gulf between what … Continue reading

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Book Review: Whatever It Took

Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper’s Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, And Heroism In The Last Days OF World War II, by Henry Langrehr and Jim DeFelice This book is somewhat extraordinary in that it is the most restrained book … Continue reading

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