Title: We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young Author: Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway The New York Times bestseller, hailed as a “powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read, and the most significant book to come out of the Vietnam War” by […]
Title: The Invisible Bridge Author: Rick Perlstein Presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering the transition from Richard Nixon’s downfall to the rise of Ronald Reagan during the 1976 presidential campaign. Other reviews HERE.
Title: Lone Survivor Author: Marcus Luttrell 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 be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily […]
Title: The Wars of Afghanistan Author: Peter Tomsen Genre: History Publisher: PublicAffairs Release Date: December 10, 2013 Pages: 912 As Ambassador and Special Envoy on Afghanistan from 1989 to 1992, Peter Tomsen has had close relationships with Afghan leaders and has dealt with senior Taliban, warlords, and religious leaders involved in the region’s conflicts over […]
Title: Dirty Wars Author: Jeremy Scahill Genre: Political Science Publisher: Nation Books Release Date: April 23, 2013 Pages: 512 In Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater, takes us inside America’s new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from […]