Tag Archives: World War II

Book Review: Against The Tide

Against The Tide, by Wilhelm Ropke This particular book explores the thinking of Wilhelm Ropke towards the end of his life as he examined the tensions that many Western economies felt to adopt terrible economic policies.  This book is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Neutrals

The Neutrals, by Denis J. Fodor It is perhaps not surprising that the various neutrals of World War II should find themselves shifting in response to the course of the war and that regardless of their own desire to remain … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Price Federal Reserve System?

What Price Federal Reserve System?, as told by N.W. Rogers This book is an example of the wrong way to criticize the Federal Reserve system.  Coming in at only a few pages and written in somewhat odd and not entirely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Four Years Till Tomorrow

Four Years Till Tomorrow:  Despair And Hope In Wartime Dutch East Indies, edited by Sheri G. Tromp It is easy to see why this book exists.  That is not to say that everyone who comes across this book will appreciate … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Railway Man

The Railway Man:  A POW’s Searing Account Of War, Brutality And Forgiveness, by Eric Lomax Although I did not consciously intend it to happen, this book makes for an interesting selection to read in light of the book I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Man Out

Last Man Out:  Surviving The Burma-Thailand Death Railway:  A Memoir, by H. Robert Charles It is no exaggeration to say that the Japanese have not done a very good job at coming to terms with the horrors they inflicted on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leadership In War

Leadership In War:  Essential Lessons From Those Who Made History, by Andrew Roberts It would be easy, just looking at the people who the author talks about in terms of their historymaking, to misjudge a book like this one.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soccer Under The Swatstika

Soccer Under The Swatstika:  Stories Of Survival And Resistance During The Holocaust, by Kevin E. Simpson I have to admit that this is the first book I have ever read that focuses on soccer and its role in Nazi Germany … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Iron Wind

An Iron Wind:  Europe Under Hitler, by Peter Fritzsche If a grim book about the life of ordinary people in occupied and neutral Germany sounds appealing to you, this book is certainly a very excellent one.  The author has set … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pètain

Pètain:  How The Hero Of France Became A Convicted Traitor And Changed The Course Of History, by Charles Williams To make a somewhat long story short, the author does not view Henri Pètain as a traitor and believes that he … Continue reading

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