Tag Archives: World War I

Book Review: The Trigger

The Trigger:  Hunting The Assassin Who Brought The World To War, by Tim Butcher As someone who is at least moderately well-read about the beginnings of World War I [1], I did not figure there was much mystery with regards … Continue reading

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Book Review: Like Hidden Fire

Like Hidden Fire:  The Plot To Bring Down The British Empire, by Peter Hopkirk Although this is the first time I have read one of the author’s books, I should note that he is a well-regarded historian with expertise in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War

Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War:  How Britain Lost Its Empire And The West Lost The World, by Patrick J. Buchanan I was recommended this book by a friend of mine who saw how I dealt with a previous book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Guards Came Through And Other Poems

The Guards Came Through And Other Poems, by Arthur Conan Doyle I am no stranger to the works by Arthur Conan Doyle [1], who is best remembered as the beloved creator of Sherlock Holmes, master detective.  This book was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Waste Land And Other Poems

The Waste Land And Other Poems, by T.S. Eliot Like many booksellers and publishers, Barnes & Noble enjoys repackaging and relabeling works previously published into new collections to give them a new commercial length.  This is not necessarily a bad … Continue reading

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Book Review: Germany Since 1740

Germany Since 1740, by George Madison Priest As soon as I saw the title of this particular book I viewed it with a great deal of interest.  Upon reading the book I found that it had been written in 1915, … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Forty-Seven Days

Forty-Seven Days:  How Pershing’s Warriors Came Of Age To Defeat The German Army In World War I, by Mitchell Yockelson This is the fourth of the books on World War I [1], and it is pretty plain to see that … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Thunder And Flames

Thunder And Flames:  Americans In The Crucible Of Combat, 1917-1918 by Edward G. Lengel This is the third World War I book I received as part of an epic book review project [1].  So far there has been an overall … Continue reading

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A Stab In The Guts: A Logistics Story

They said it was a stab in the back, but it was more like a stab in the guts.  In early 1918, the German Imperial Army, fresh off its victory on the Eastern front and its able support of its … Continue reading

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Game Review: Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol

Although I do not get the chance to review many games, from time to time I play a game and figure it is worthy of at least some commentary [1].  Some months ago I downloaded a set of games as … Continue reading

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