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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor by Adrian Goldsworthy
The Darkening Sea (Bolitho #20) by Alexander Kent
Letters From Lee's Army Or Life In and Out of the Army in Virginia During the War Between the States by Susan Leigh (Compiled By) Blackford
Monsarrat at sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
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About me"Life is simple...read books, drink coffee, feed the cat."
About my libraryClassic comic books, Landmark YA histories & the old ACE fantasy/scifi volumes got me started...now it's mostly military history with strong sections of related historical fiction or military science fiction/fantasy along with some hard-boiled detectives and Scandinavian police procedurals. Of course, I've got the obligatory DUNE & Patrick O'Brians. Along with the Peninsular War, the Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution, the American Civil War, & WWII; I do have some particular collection interests: Robert Frederick's First Special Service Force, Merrill's Marauders, German surface raiders of WWI & WWII (Wolf & Atlantis etc), military staff officers (Berthier, Sorrel, B.Smith, Thiebault), the Civil War in the Southwest (Glorieta!) and the Late Roman/Dark Ages period (Aetius, Alaric, Stilicho & Arthur).
Favorite authorsDan Abnett, Edward Porter Alexander, Martin Blumenson, Wallace Breem, Raymond Chandler, Bernard Cornwell, Carlo D'Este, Philip K. Dick, Alfred Duggan, Dorothy Dunnett, John Elting, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, Alan Furst, Adrian Goldsworthy, Dashiell Hammett, Cecelia Holland, Douglas Reeman, Ross Macdonald, Ammianus Marcellinus, Patrick O'Brian, H. Beam Piper, Mary Renault, Pat Southern, Louis Gabriel Suchet, Duc D'Albufera, Rosemary Sutcliff, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jack Vance, Donald E. Westlake, Xenophon, Eiji Yoshikawa, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)
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