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MHQ Reviews: Noteworthy Books, Summer 2014

The Lion’s Gate On the Front Lines of the Six Day War by Steven Pressfield (Penguin, $29.95). Brief narratives set up some phases of the recounted conflict, but unfolding events are described almost...
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Interview With WWII Museum President Nick Mueller

Nick Mueller spirited the National WWII Museum from its 1990 conception to its 2000 opening, then through the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and now into its current multimillion-dollar expansion campaign.
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Book Review: The D-Day Atlas, by Charles Messenger

Reissued in paperback for the 70th anniversary of the Normany Invasion, Charles Messenger's D-Day Atlas is the authoritative summary of all things related to the operation, with succinct text, ample photos and comprehensive maps.
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Book Review: Hanns and Rudolf, by Thomas Harding

This dual biography by Thomas Harding profiles Rudolf Höss, the wartime Kommandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, and Hanns Alexander, the Jewish leader of the British intelligence unit tasked with tracking down Nazis, including Hoss.
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Big Red One Hits Easy Red

An excerpt from John C. McManus's The Dead and Those About to Die is a visceral account of the D-Day landings