Tag Archives: Vietnam War

Book Review: The Political Incorrect Guide To The Vietnam War

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Vietnam War, by Phillip Jennings I have read one book in this series previously [1], and because one of my frequent online readers suggested a book in the series, I decided somewhat on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Brief Political And Geographic History Of Asia

A Brief Political And Geographic History Of Asia:  Where Are…Saigon, Kampuchea, And Burma, by Doug Dillon As someone who has read quite a bit of this series so far [1], I must say that I was pleased in general with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Plane Out Of Saigon

Last Plane Out Of Saigon, by Richard Pena and John Hagan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author’s claim to fame is being among the … Continue reading

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Book Review: On War: The Best Military Histories

On War: The Best Military Histories, by Rick Atkinson, Carlo D’Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allen R. Millett, Tim O’Brien, and Gerhard L. Weinberg Calling this book the best military histories in its subtitle is a bit of a … Continue reading

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On The Folly Of Land Wars In Asia

The folks at Stratfor have provided a very excellent analysis of why one never fights a land war in Asia, as Robert Gates (current Secretary of Defense) stated so colorfully [1].  Four times in the last century the United States … Continue reading

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Time Well Wasted: An Introduction

[Note:  Among the many completed and unpublished manuscripts I have in my collection of writings in a collection of essays from my Norwich University experience.  The following entry is the short essay I wrote to introduce that series of essays, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Battlegrounds: Geography And The History Of Warfare

Battlegrounds:  Geography And The History Of Warfare, edited by Michael Stephenson Organizing a set of mostly familiar battles by their terrain, and examining the important role that terrain played in the outcome and course of those battles, would appear to … Continue reading

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