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Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen
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Audrey Hepburn's WWII experiences have never been so well researched and so painstakingly recreated before this effort. This book reveals not only her wartime suffering but that of the Dutch in general -- as aspect of the war that is not well known.
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What It is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
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Marlantes not only provides an overall description of what it is like to go to war, most importantly he details his own experiences and builds a case for how poorly we prepare our soldiers for their jobs. The author especially recounts the years of ...more
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What It is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
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Marlantes not only provides an overall description of what it is like to go to war, most importantly he details his own experiences and builds a case for how poorly we prepare our soldiers for their jobs. The author especially recounts the years of ...more
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The German Aces Speak II by Colin D. Heaton
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As I said for the first volume: Detailed and engrossing remembrances, suitably collated and edited. Fascinating especially are the parallel retellings of important events by different participants (such as the Fighter Pilots' Revolt against Goering ...more
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The German Aces Speak II by Colin D. Heaton
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As I said for the first volume: Detailed and engrossing remembrances, suitably collated and edited. Fascinating especially are the parallel retellings of important events by different participants (such as the Fighter Pilots' Revolt against Goering ...more
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The German Aces Speak by Colin D. Heaton
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Detailed and engrossing remembrances, suitably collated and edited. Fascinating especially are the parallel retellings of important events by different participants (such as the Fighter Pilots' Revolt against Goering in early 1945).
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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows by Melanie Joy
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A must-read for anyone interested in animal welfare. The details will be perhaps upsetting at times for those who have never before considered the treatment of the animals they love to eat.
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Raid And The Blackest Sheep by Harri Nykänen
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Decent Nordic Noir with interesting characters, compelling plot line, and believable sequences. Just enough mystery to make one continue reading. I would have liked more "flavor" of Finland, but I assume this was not written with non-Finnish readers ...more
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Canoeing The Congo by Phil Harwood
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Voices of the Pacific by Adam Makos
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