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Articles by Adam Koeth

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in Books and Movies

Men of War – Book Review

Men of War – Book Review

In “Men of War” John Rose examines Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima, focusing on “the overlooked and the ordinary, the men whose names are catalogued in muster rolls and inscribed on gravestones, the men who are otherwise forgotten.”

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Posted on Jun 2, 2014 in Books and Movies

The Americans on D-Day – Book Review

The Americans on D-Day – Book Review

“The Americans on D-Day” is a terrific photographic history of the American experience before, during, and after the D-Day landings. The accompanying text blends personal narrative, small-unit combat, and more into a cohesive whole.

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014 in Books and Movies

Through the Perilous Fight – Book Review

Through the Perilous Fight – Book Review

Steve Vogel’s “Through the Perilous Fight,” is an informative and interesting work about when British troops burned Washington and bombarded Ft. McHenery. It also follows the path “The Star-Spangled Banner” took to becoming the national anthem.

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Posted on Dec 11, 2013 in Books and Movies

Miracles and Massacres – Book Review

The 12 stories in Glenn Beck’s “Miracles and Massacres,” ranging from the Revolutionary War period to the modern day, succeed in presenting history ‘in a much more vivid and real way’ though they fail to present a complete picture of each event.

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Posted on Jan 7, 2013 in Books and Movies

Rome’s Last Citizen – Book Review

Well-written and insightful, “Rome’s Last Citizen” is not only interesting for the historical perspective it sheds on Cato and Rome, but also for the light it sheds on the similarities between Rome and modern America.

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