Middle East Fighting and U.S. Government Blues | Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2016, Pt. 1

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Chase, Simon & Ralph Pezzullo. Zero Footprint: Leave No Trace, Take No Prisoners: The True Story of a Private Military Contractor in Syria, Libya, And the World’s Most Dangerous Places. Muholland: Little, Brown. Jan. 2015. 352p. ISBN 9780316342247. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316342223. lib. ebk. ISBN 9780316342230. Downloadable: Hachette Audio. HISTORY/MILITARY/IRAQ Private military contractor Chase carries […]

Spencer C. Tucker on the Writing Life

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Fulbright scholar and graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, has been senior fellow in military history at ABC-CLIO since 2003. The author recently answered some questions via email about his lengthy career.

America at War: Behind the Scenes of Prominent Battles

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Blehm’s stirring Legend; first-time author Davenport’s spectacularly well-written work on the Battle of Cantigny; Johnson bridges the gap among military historians in a classic page-turner that is fun to read.

A Second Veterans Day Conversation on Hobbies: Trench Art

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On Veterans Day, LJ book reviewer Ed Burgess (EB), library director at the Combined Arms Research Library, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and I (MH) had a conversation about Ed’s hobby: the crafting of models. We discussed Ed’s modelling particularly in relation to World War I as its centennial approaches. (By the way, you can see our […]

The Great War at 100 | Collection Development

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The impending start of four-plus years of centennials of World War I is a good time to consider how well your library collection is supporting the increased interest that the anniversaries are likely to produce.

The March of Military History: Part 2

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Part 2 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

The March of Military History: Part 1

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Part 1 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

2012 Military History Roundup: With Ten Additional Reviews

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Reviews of military biographies and historical surveys, as well as books on the American Revolution, American Civil War, and 19th-century conflicts.

Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2012

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Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2012

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011