Rangers at War: LRRPs in Viet-Nam by Shelby L. Stanton

Rangers at War: LRRPs in Viet-Nam by Shelby L. Stanton . The 9th Infantry Division LRRP (Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols) Platoon became the LRP Detachment which became E Company, 50th Infantry which became E Company, 75 Infantry (Rangers) which… Got all that? Don’t worry, Shelby Stanton sorts it all out for you. He not only… Continue reading Rangers at War: LRRPs in Viet-Nam by Shelby L. Stanton

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Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley

Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley is one of the best World War II books I have ever read and I have read many books on World War II. The book takes you past the split second that picture was taken and puts you into the lives of the men. You learn about more… Continue reading Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley

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Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War by Charles Bracelen Flood

Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War by Charles Bracelen Flood examines the relationship between the two great generals. It provides much information, but little of it new, on the two individuals. It shows as Sherman is quoted, “that we are as brothers.” The book gives the background of each man and… Continue reading Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War by Charles Bracelen Flood

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With Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865 Dr. Steven E. Woodworth

With Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865 Dr. Steven E. Woodworth continues to show he is an excellent writer. This is a long book, 641 pages. It took me about thirty two days to read it. Woodworth’s writing is a refreshing, narrative style. His goal of giving attention to all levels of… Continue reading With Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865 Dr. Steven E. Woodworth

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Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

Joseph Balkoski’s book on Omaha Beach is a great historical resource like his book Utah Beach. Omaha Beach tells the story of when largely untested American troops assaulted the German army’s Atlantic wall. This is a great read covering the events of the day almost minute by minute. It reads like a great documentary. This… Continue reading Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

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Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing And Airborne Operations On D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

Joseph Balkoski’s book on Utah Beach is a great historical resource. This is a very good read covering the events of the day almost minute by minute. It reads like a great documentary. This is not written in the format of a memoir. Readers who love first person hubris memoirs may find it lacking action.… Continue reading Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing And Airborne Operations On D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski

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Beyond Band of Brothers by Major Dick Winters with Colonel Cole C. Kingseed

I read Beyond Band of Brothers by Major Dick Winters & Colonel Cole C. Kingseed, the World War II memoir of Major Dick Winters this week. I just finished reading it. I borrowed it from The Colony, Texas Public Library. While reading Band of Brothers is note required before reading Beyond Band of Brothers, I… Continue reading Beyond Band of Brothers by Major Dick Winters with Colonel Cole C. Kingseed

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