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REVIEW Hymns of the Republic The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War

REVIEW: Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War

S.C. Gwynne’s study of the final year of the American Civil War illustrates the escalating brutality of the conflict as the Union sought to subdue the Confederacy by striking directly at the will of its population. Hymns of the Republic is an engrossing examination of the evolution of Union strategy during the Civil War, focusing …

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WHEN MEDICS, NURSES, and MEDICAL CARE WENT TO WAR, TOO

Being there . . . amid intrepid courage, superhuman heroism, and old-fashioned American guts lined with resoluteness. Even readers without a smidgen of knowledge or insight about American wartime medical services, i.e., new techniques and cures healing life threatening wounds; refining tent and shanties conditions for urgent, safer battlefield surgeries while undergoing incoming fire; and …

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Review: Deserters of the First World War: The Home Front, Yorkshire, UK

Author: Andrea Hetherington Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, 2021 Review by Peter L. Belmonte Publisher’s summary: The story of First World War deserters who were shot at dawn, then pardoned nearly a century later has often been told, but these 306 soldiers represent a tiny proportion of deserters. More than 80,000 cases of desertion and …

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REVIEW: Raiders from New France North American Forest Warfare Tactics, 17th–18th Centuries

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UH1-D Helicopters in Vietnam, 1966. (Credits: Photo: US Army Sgt. 1st Class James K. F. Dung)

The Five Most Exciting Essays About the Vietnam War

As an extremely cataclysmic military conflict of US history, the Second Indochina War is one of the most widely studied and researched historical events by scholars from across the world. Today, there’s no online academic writing service that can boast experts specializing in this particular topic, nor is there a history faculty of any college …

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List of World War 2 Themed Mini-Series and Television Series

List with all known World War 2 themed mini-series and television series which were produced. Click on a series title to find more information and media about that particular series. Disclaimer: We still have to add various World War 2 mini-series and television series, so the list is still incomplete. Also we’re looking for reviews, …

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US Student Activism and Protests Against the Vietnam War

The Vietnam war which is a key part of history between the 1960s and 1970 is perhaps one which brought out the role and influence of students’ activism to the limelight. It was characterized by intense and prevalent protests among various college campuses in the United States, the students’ voice, opinion and power was amplified …

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