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The U.S. 37-MM Gun in World War II By Charles C. Roberts Jr.

     Charles Roberts work on the development and employment of the 37mm cannon by the United States is a straightforward and informative examination of the weapon in a variety of roles to include anti-tank support for infantry, armament for tracked vehicles, and its use in unarmored vehicles, waterborne craft, and airplanes. The book is very …

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The US Army Combat Historian and Combat History Operations

Review by Martin Koenigsberg Just finished my 1st Book Review of the Year!! In this book, two veterans of the Army and Department of the Army history programs give us the history of the overall Army History program from its roots in the new Industrial-sized army of WWI to the more smoothly planned and operated …

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2SAS – Bill Stirling and the Forgotten Special Forces Unit of World War II

Book by Gavin Mortimer Drawing on recently declassified files and interviews with veterans, this is a fascinating history of Bill Stirling and 2SAS – pioneering founders of modern special forces. David Stirling is the name synonymous with the wartime SAS, but the real brains behind the operation were, in fact, Bill Stirling, David’s eldest brother. …

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Book Review: Jutland 1916: The Archaeology of a Naval Battlefield.

Book Review by Peter L. Belmonte The author is Innes McCartney, Jutland 1916: The Archaeology of a Naval Battlefield. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2016. Hardcover, illus., 272pp.In Jutland 1916: The Archaeology of a Naval Battlefield, marine archaeologist and author Innes McCartney discusses his examination of the underwater wrecks of twenty-two of the twenty-five vessels sunk …

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The Battle of Cannae- from the Book of Mistakes

By Christopher (Moon) Mullins   The Battle of Cannae (2 August 216 BCE) was the decisive victory of the Carthaginian army over Roman forces at Cannae, southeast Italy, during the Second Punic War (218-202 BCE). In 216 BCE, Roman military tactics were still in their infancy. The Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca (l. 247-183 BCE), who …

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The story of Dominic T. Biello, who fell in Belgium in the 2nd World War

The mother, born in Filignano (CB) on 12 April 1883, was identified (she had all the many children involved in the world war) as one of the “symbol mothers of war sacrifice.” Story by By Geremia Mancini – Honorary President of “Ambassadors of Hunger” FILIGNANO (CB) – When Maria Anna Marzella left Filignano, together with …

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Washington’s Marines: The Origins of the Corps and the American Revolution, 1775 – 1777 By Major General Jason Q. Bohm, United States Marine Corps

     Washington’s Marines is a niche history, focusing on the contributions of the Continental Marines at the beginning of the American Revolution. The book is brought to the public by Savas Beatie, a publisher renowned for introducing micro-histories and volumes focused on lesser-known aspects of American military history to readers. General Bohm has performed research …

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