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Mark W. Clark: A General Reappraisal

Robert M. Citino | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:42 pm
Does he really deserve to be exhibit A in the war's pantheon of bad commanders?

Rudolf Hess: Flight of Fancy

Peter Padfield | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:38 pm
Rudolf Hess’s peace mission to Britain was one of the war’s most astonishing events. Was the deputy führer a madman who acted alone, as many believe? Or did British Intelligence have a hand in his bizarre and fateful trip?

Review: Filming the Camps, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Gene Santoro | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:35 pm
FILMING THE CAMPS John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens From Hollywood to Nuremberg The Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City. Through October 14, 2012. The 1945 Nuremberg Trials marked many firsts, including the first time movies were used as …

Book Review: Someone Talked!

Gene Santoro | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:34 pm
SOMEONE TALKED! By R. Conrad Stein. 146 pp. Chiron Books, 2011. $7.95. It's August 1944, and two 12-year-olds growing up in Chicago, Tony Avellini and Dan Zelinski, might have caught sight of a German saboteur. Stoked by ever-present war stories …

What If the Germans Had Captured Moscow in 1941?

Mark Grimsley | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:32 pm
Capturing Moscow in 1941 might have negatively affected the Germans.

Hitler's Saw: The German MG42

Jim Laurier | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:30 pm
This gun killed more Allied soldiers than any other weapon

Book Review: China's Wings by Gregory Crouch

Richard R. Muller | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:28 pm
CHINA'S WINGS War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight By Gregory Crouch. 528 pp. Bantam, 2012. $30. The Shangri-La-ish dust jacket and breathless subtitle of China's Wings make it seem like a …

Conversation with Jean Edward Smith, Author of Eisenhower in War and Peace

Gene Santoro | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:27 pm
How the five-star general dealt with Churchill and Roosevelt, and managed all the alpha generals jockeying for position, all while running a war.

Time Travel: Resurgent Prague

Gene Santoro | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:26 pm
On March 15, 1939, German troops marched through Prague's historic Wenceslas Square and occupied what was left of the Czechoslovak Republic—only six months after British prime minister Neville Chamberlain had bartered the Sudetenland to Adolf Hitler for "peace in …

The Joy of Killing

Laurence Rees | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:24 pm
A counterintelligence officer explains why she pulled the trigger

An American Missionary Describes 'Beastly' Atrocities in Nanking

Andrew Carroll | Published: June 08, 2012 at 4:22 pm
A letter by Reverend James McCallum, written during the brutal beginning of Japanese occupation.

Field Workhorse: The M2A1 105mm Howitzer

Jim Laurier | Published: April 23, 2012 at 2:21 pm
Mobile, dependable, and versatile

Reading List: Anna Reid

Published: April 23, 2012 at 11:18 am
A Writer at War Vasily Grossman with the Red Army 1941–1945 Vasily Grossman, edited and translated by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova (2006) "Grossman was a war correspondent for the Red Army newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. His long-banned doorstop of a …

Memoir '44 is a New Spin on Old-School Fun

Patrick Clark | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:53 am
Memoir '44 is distinctive in a way rare to most videogames: it's one of only a handful that my girlfriend has ever really enjoyed, let alone wanted to play again. Made by longtime board game maker Days of Wonder, …

Lloyd Clark's Battle of the Tanks

Dennis Showalter | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:52 am
Dennis Showalter reviews the best new book on Kursk

Joe Rochefort's War: Deciphering a Code Breaker

Richard Frank | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:51 am
Rich Frank reviews a new bio on the man behind Midway
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