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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made.    

Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal

Townsend Hoopes, Douglas Brinkley - History - 2012 - 608 pages
A biography of the brilliant, ambitious Forrestal whose career took him from the Wall Street to Washington.
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Disaster in Korea: The Chinese Confront MacArthur

Roy E. Appleman - History - 2008 - 476 pages
Disaster in Korea tells the story of General MacArthur's November 1950 attack to the Yalu River, an attack that was repulsed by 200,000 Chinese "volunteer" infantry. "The ...
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The Iraq War

Williamson Murray, Robert H Scales - History - 2005 - 368 pages
In this unprecedented account of the intensive air and ground operations in Iraq, two of America's most distinguished military historians bring clarity and depth to the first ...
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Inside the LRRPs: Rangers in Vietnam

Col. Michael Lee Lanning - History - 2011 - 256 pages
Vietnam was a different kind of war, calling for a different kind of soldier. The LRRPs--Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols--were that new breed of fighting man. They operated ...
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Giesuppe Rava - History - 2012 - 64 pages
Dwight Eisenhower represented a fundamentally new type of modern military commander. Eisenhower was a manager commander, whose grasp of the politics and large-scale tactics of ...
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Fighting for Hope: African American Troops of the 93rd Infantry Division in ...

Robert F. Jefferson - History - 2010 - 352 pages
This fascinating history shows how African-American military men and women seized their dignity through barracks culture and community politics during and after World War II ...
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Underdogs: The Making of the Modern Marine Corps

Aaron B. O'Connell - History - 2012 - 376 pages
The Marine Corps has always considered itself a branch apart. Since 1775 America’s smallest armed service has been suspicious of outsiders and deeply loyal to its traditions ...
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The Missile Next Door: The Minuteman in the American Heartland

Gretchen Heefner - History - 2012 - 282 pages
In the 1960s the Air Force buried 1,000 ICBMs in pastures across the Great Plains to keep U.S. nuclear strategy out of view. As rural civilians of all political stripes found ...
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Beth L Bailey - History - 2009 - 352 pages
America's Army is the story of the all-volunteer force, from the draft protests and policy proposals of the 1960s through the Iraq War. Based on exhaustive archival research ...
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