A Vietnamese Perspective on the Wars
South Vietnamese troops in combat against vietcong guerillas. Wikimedia commons A Vietnamese Perspective on the Wars A review of ‘Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars: Memoirs of a Victim Turned Soldier’ Accounts of the Vietnam War from the perspective of Vietnamese are often overlooked, and books by South Vietnamese... Read more
No, Not All Americans in Vietnam Were War Criminals
a U.S. soldier looks off into the distance in vietnam. wikimedia commons No, Not All Americans in Vietnam Were War Criminals The war was more complicated than that I recently flipped through Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by journalist Nick Turse. This isn’t a... Read more
What Separates a Hero From a Coward?
Wehrmacht soldiers. via Us national archives What Separates a Hero From a Coward? A Review of The Last Battle What separates a hero from a coward? A patriot from a traitor? These questions are more important than ever in light of whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelation of the National Security... Read more
REVIEW: The Rice Paddy Navy
Milton Miles and Dai Li. Via Osprey Publishing REVIEW: The Rice Paddy Navy Osprey Publishing; November 2012; 316 pp. Before Navy SEALs stormed mansions in Pakistan, the notion of sailors waging war on land sounded ludicrous to many. So when Gen. George C. Marshall learned that Navy captain Milton... Read more

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