Articles tagged military history

Wednesday, December 12 2007

The Day of Battle by Rick Atkinson

Atkinson's earlier work, An Army at Dawn, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2003, and, if anything, The Day of Battle is even more engrossing.


Sunday, October 14 2007

The Coldest Winter by David Halberstam

In the inimitable manner that the famously ambitious author constructed his first sort, The Coldest Winter comes at you not like one but two of the actual tanks that rumble across its pages.


Sunday, September 30 2007

The Coldest Winter by David Halberstam

The Vietnam experience invades Halberstam's account of the Korean War.


Thursday, April 26 2007

The Changing Face of War by Martin Van Creveld

Van Creveld shows that all the U.S. military's technological prowess hasn't helped much in the current war, and in fact often helps distance its soldiers from the conflict they should be waging.


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