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An Interesting Fellow

Orders had come down to Brigadier General Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov to pull his brigade out of line and begin a withdrawal, which would eventually include the entire army corps. This was probably none too soon, as ammunition was getting low and the enemy had many more troops on the field. As he was leading his […]

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Book Review – “Those Who Dare”

A few months ago, I received an email from a publisher’s representative asking if I would be interested in getting an advance copy of a new book about WWII. Naturally, the prospect of getting something for free caught my attention and I replied that I would. After some wait, I got the book and dug […]

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Book Review-”Destined to Witness”

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The following is a review of a most interesting book by Bill Donegan: When Linda was at the Eisenhower Farm event this past September, she visited the 99Th infantry US Army.  They had a book table,  One of the books that caught her eye was entitled “Destined to Witness” by Hans J.. Massaquoi.  On the […]

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Book Review: War Games

About ten years ago, I read Tony Horowitz’s book, “Confederates in the Attic.” I remember it that at the time, some CW reenactors were upset at the book because they felt it made them look eccentric and a little silly. I didn’t think it was all that bad. After all, I know that I am […]

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Interesting new Book – Hitler Moves East

Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, 1941-43 by David Levinthal and G. B. Trudeau is a new book ( or rather a newly illustrated reprint) about the Eastern Front in WWII. The unusual aspect is that the illustrations use dioramas with model soldiers and vehicles to recreate stock photographs of the campaign. Looks interesting. I […]

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