[BOOK REVIEW] Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

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Title: Lone Survivor Author: Marcus Luttrell Genre: History Publisher: Little, Brown Release Date: June 12, 2007 Pages: 400 On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Spy Net: The Greatest Intelligence Operations of the First World War

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Title: The Spy Net Author: Henry Landau Genre: Political Science Publisher: Biteback Publishing Release Date: August 4, 2015 Pages: 368 The ‘White Lady’ spy net stretched across Europe, encompassing more than 1,000 agents and producing 70 per cent of Allied intelligence on the German forces in the First World War. Through sheer ingenuity, it maintained […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos

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Title: The Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos Author: Primitivo Mijares Release Date: January 17, 2016 Pages: 430 Author’s Foreword This book is unfinished. The Filipino people shall finish it for me. I wrote this volume very, very slowly. 1 could have done with it In three months after my defection from the conjugal […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw

Title: Killing Pablo Author: Mark Bowden Genre: Biography & Autobiography Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Release Date: April 14, 2015 Pages: 304 A riveting nonfiction thriller reveals the inside story of how U.S. special forces and intelligence agencies led the largest manhunt in history to capture and contain Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, one of the […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Juan Ponce Enrile, A Memoir

Title: Juan Ponce Enrile: A Memoir Author: Juan Ponce Enrile Genre: Biography Publisher: ABS-CBN Publishing Release Date: 2012 Juan Ponce Enrile’s career spans six presidencies from Ferdinand Marcos to Benigno S. Aquino III, during which the Philippines metamorphosed from a free-wheeling republic into a brutal dictatorship that eventually gave way to a turbulent return to […]

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