Month: January 2018

Book Review: The Boys of ’67

The Boys of ’67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam Andrew Weist © 2012, 376 pages Mourning and grief would have to be left until later. Living took precedence. As a person born in the Nineties, I didn’t know much about the Vietnam War.  The little I did know about it came from documentaries and some Hollywood movies like “Forrest Gump.” It was barely touched on at school. It was one of our not-quite-won wars in history, and people don’t seem to talk about it much. However, most of the veteran hats I see nowadays are from the Vietnam era,...

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Book Review: Three Days in January

Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney © 2017, 368 pages “His was not the dramatic leadership of an era with bombs bursting in midair, but the wise course of a military strategist who rescued the world from that inevitability.” Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower is one of the most paradoxical figures of 20th century America.  He had never seen battle when he became Supreme Commander of Europe in World War II. He was a military hero who fought for peace during his presidency. He revered the organization and necessity of the military while also...

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