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History
Neal Ferguson

The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century Every nation remembers the Great War differently. For some there was nothing

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History
Neal Ferguson

Japan 1941

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy Japan 1941, by Eri Hotta, a Japanese historian, traces the crucial decisions made by the Japanese political and military leadership

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History
Neal Ferguson

Tommy

Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front Tommy is a composite cubist portrait of British soldiers on the Western Front during the Great War. The

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History
Neal Ferguson

Those Angry Days

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 In April 1939 Charles Lindbergh strode into FDR’s White House Office. The

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Fierce Patriot

Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman The American Civil War lives on in our imaginations. A few of the war’s events can

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Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Love My Rifle

Love My Rifle More than You: Young & Female in the U.S. Army Kayla Williams If you weren’t paying attention to the first sentence of

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History
Neal Ferguson

Act of War

Act of War: Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo As we have learned since 2001, if we didn’t know

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Military History
Ann Ronald

Drift

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power If you enjoy watching “The Rachel Maddow Show” each evening on MSNBC (and I do), you will relish

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History
Neal Ferguson

Year Zero

Year Zero, A History of 1945 In American culture, an enduring image of the end of World War II is “The Kiss,” a photograph of

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Sleepwalkers

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe went to war in 1914 In the past century more than 25,000 books have been published about World War I and

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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