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The Other War

Letters from a Gi in India in 1944 and 1945

by Bernard Spiro

  • 319 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Authors Choice Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7547725M
ISBN 100595175260
ISBN 109780595175260
OCLC/WorldCa56966531

One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like No the course of a generation, the Hellenic city 3/5(3).   On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick. For those of Author: Susan Ellingwood.

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Read Blackwill and Harris’s Foreign Affairs essay, adapted from War by Other Means, on why the United States abandoned geoeconomics—and how to rectify this mistake; At the website of the Council on Foreign Relations, read more about the projects and publications of Robert D. . A superb study of an all-but-forgotten war that, in the author's view, had a profound effect on Anglo-American perceptions of the Indian. First-time author Lepore (History/Boston Univ.) offers an account of the bloody war in between English settlers and Algonquian Indians in New England, a ``short, vicious'' conflict that, by proportion of population, ``inflicted greater casualties than Author: Jill Lepore.


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