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Reminiscences

Reminiscences

by Douglas MacArthur

Written in his own hand, and finished only weeks before his death, Reminiscences by General Douglas MacArthur spans more than half a century of modern history... Decade by decade, battlefield by battlefield, Reminiscences is a portrait of our most decorated military hero. It is the deeply moving final testament to a life of duty, honor, and service.
Korean War

Korean War

by Max Hastings

It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Using personal accounts from interviews with more than 200 vets -- including the Chinese -- Hastings follows real officers and soldiers through the battles. He brilliantly captures the Cold War crisis at home -- the strategies... Read more
Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

by Vincent; Gentry, Curt Bugliosi

"Afterword" dated: June 1994.

Includes index.
Fugitive Days

Fugitive Days

by Bill Ayers

Bill Ayers is the author of the acclaimed and controversial memoir Fugitive Days, its follow up Public Enemy, and many books on education, including To Teach, Teaching Toward Freedom, and A Kind and Just Parent. He is the founder of the Small Schools Workshop and was, until his retirement, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Hyde Park, Chicago.
Breakout

Breakout

by Martin Russ

On General Douglas MacArthur's orders, a force of 12,000 U.S. Marines were marching north to the Yalu river in late November 1950. These three regiments of the 1st Marine Division--strung out along eighty miles of a narrow mountain road--soon found themselves completely surrounded by 60,000 Chinese soldiers. Despite being given up for lost by the military brass, the 1st Marine Division fought its way out of the frozen mountains, miraculously taking thier dead and wounded with them as they ran the... Read more
This Kind Of War

This Kind Of War

by T R Fehrenbach

This Kind of War is the most comprehensive single-volume history of the Korean-American conflict that began in 1950 and is still affecting United States' foreign policy. Fifty years later, not only does this enlightening account give details of the tactics, infantrymen and equipment, but also chronicles the story of military and political unpreparedness that led to a profligate loss of American lives in Korea. The author T.R. Fehrenbach, an officer in the conflict, provides us with accounts of the combat... Read more
Sex and Rockets

Sex and Rockets

by John Carter

In his short 37 years, John Whiteside "Jack" Parsons embodied at least several different roles in one tormented but glorious life.By day, Parsons' unorthodox genius created a solid rocket fuel that helped the Allies win World War II and NASA send spacecraft to the moon. Co-founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Aerojet Corporation, a lunar crater was named after Parsons.By night, Parsons called himself The Antichrist when he performed Aleister Crowley's Thelemic rituals to create a new sort of... Read more
Picasso's Picassos

Picasso's Picassos

by David Douglas Duncan

Flight Of Jesse Leroy Brown

Flight Of Jesse Leroy Brown

by Theodore Taylor

Parting the Waters

Parting the Waters

by Taylor Branch

Brainwashing

Brainwashing

by Edward Hunter

Woodstock Nation

Woodstock Nation

by Abbie Hoffman

The Coldest War

The Coldest War

by James Brady

Die Nigger Die!

Die Nigger Die!

by H Rap Brown

Hippie

Hippie

by Barry Miles

Masters Of Deceit

Masters Of Deceit

by J Edgar Hoover

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The Coldest Winter

by David Halberstam

Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-702) and index.

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Blowback

by Christopher Simpson

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The Downing Street Years

by Margaret Thatcher

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A Study Of Communism

by J Edgar Hoover

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Winston S Churchill

by Martin Gilbert

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The Night Lives On

by Walter Lord

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Billy Baldwin Decorates

by Billy Baldwin

Modern History Books & Ephemera

New York\'s Left Bank

New York's Left Bank

by Budny, Virginia

"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Left Bank New York : artists off Washington Square North, 1900-1950, curated and organized by Virginia Budny for La Maison Franc̦aise of New York University, New York City. The exhibition is on view from October 27 to December 15, 2006, and at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, in Spring 2007"--Cover, p. [3].

Includes bibliographical references.
America

America

by De Seversky, Alexander P

\"Korea Remembered

"Korea Remembered

by Cole, Charles F

The Coming Tests With Russia

The Coming Tests With Russia

by Lippmann, Walter

Neither War Nor Peace

Neither War Nor Peace

by Seton-Watson, Hugh

The Causes Of World War Three

The Causes Of World War Three

by Mills, C Wright

Bridge In the Sky

Bridge In the Sky

by Donovan, Frank

History Of the Cold War

History Of the Cold War

by Fontaine, Andre

Home From the Cold Wars

Home From the Cold Wars

by Roberts, Leslie

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

by Zacharias, Ellis, M