Articles tagged military history

‘Elvis’s Army’: Training for a War That Never Came

A masterful look at the US Army between Korea and Vietnam: stumbling into an uncertain future, amid racial integration, endless paperwork, and nuclear-armed jeeps.

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12 Dec 2007 // 9:59 PM

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.

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14 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

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.

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30 Sep 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Coldest Winter by David Halberstam

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

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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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Supernatural Sets the Stage for Season Finalé With “There's Something About Mary”

// Channel Surfing

"A busy episode in which at least one character dies, two become puppets, and three are trapped and left for dead in an unlikely place.

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