The Yanks Are Starving: A Novel of the Bonus Army by Glen Craney is a historical fiction book telling the long forgotten story of the Bonus Army of World War 1 vets and how they were treated.
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There is a lot of information in this small book, it is very insightful and sometimes dramatic. The author goes back and forth between policies, institutionalize racism and individualized stories to create a coherent timeline.
This book should be read by anyone who is interested in military history or is aspiring to leading troops.
Mr. Churchill had to have had great resolve and confidence during the time he led the English people. The book attempts to explain his inner strength which helped him during some of the darkest days the world has ever known.
It is refreshing to read a story from the aggressor’s point of view, usually we get a sore look from the victim’s eyes. This aggressor, however, is justifying his acts, however horrendous. In war and under pressure, as well as mob mentality, regular people commit atrocities which weeks or even days before were unthinkable to them.
During World War I, while John Clayton, Lord Greystoke (Tarzan) is away from his plantation it is destroyed by invading German troops. When he returns to the plantation (in British East Africa), Tarzan discovers many bodies one of whom belongs to his wife.
How to Lose a War at Sea edited by Bill Fawcett is a fascinating collection of more than 30 short essays about naval warfare and oceanic disasters. The book spans decades, there are essays ranging from the days of the Spanish armada to naval blunders from the 1960s.
A non-fiction book which tackles the history of camouflage, lies, bluffs and tricks which helped the British win World War I and World War II.
Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt (art by Tyler Crook) on Blogcritics. About: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt (art by Tyler Crook) is a graphic novel about an assassination. The graphic novels tells about an international conspiracy behind the murder of Gregorii Rasputin. 264 pages Publisher: Oni Press ISBN: 1934964441 My rating for Petrograd – 5 Get […]
About: Shadows Walking by Douglas Skopp is a fictional novel about a Nazi doctor battling his conscience after the war. While this novel was difficult to read, it was also difficult to put down. The author is giving away one signed copy of this book to two winners— enter at the end of the post. 482 pages Publisher: CreateSpace ISBN: 1439231990 […]