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Lost Victories
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read in August, 2007
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Tom Tom said: " I am about half way through this book. Manstein's book is too typical. German soldiers were brave, did their duty, didn't pillage, didn't torture, the Soviet's were brutal, and my favorite, were the victims of a totalitarian system!

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The Revolution by Ron Paul
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Dr. Paul's book is a quick read and perfect for a beginner. He does a good and straight forward job of explaining his foreign and domestic policies. I understand this book is a manifesto, but I always appreciate end notes and sources. However, there ...more
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Marching Toward Hell by Michael Scheuer
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Not as good as Imperial Hubris, but anything by Scheuer is worth it.
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Lost Victories by Erich von Manstein
Lost Victories
by Erich von Manstein
read in August, 2007
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I am about half way through this book. Manstein's book is too typical. German soldiers were brave, did their duty, didn't pillage, didn't torture, the Soviet's were brutal, and my favorite, were the victims of a totalitarian system!

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Two Years in the Melting Pot by Liu Zongren
Two Years in the Melting Pot
by Liu Zongren
read in January, 2001
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This book is much more insightful and analytical than so many Chinese's views and reactions to the West. I would recommend this its view of the West through Chinese eyes, rather than the stereotypes and simpleness that shows up so often in their inte ...more
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About Face by David H. Hackworth
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It was a damn shame when Hackworth died a few years back. America could really use his military insights in this war-torn era that we find ourself in. I always enjoyed reading his columns on his website, and when I saw his book (first edition!) for a ...more
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Imperial Hubris by Michael Scheuer
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