Thursday, February 7, 2013

My Last Five Months of Reading

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    Jonathan Littell, The Kindly Ones
    Absolutely the best novel I have read in ten years and the author’s first, translated from French. I read it front to back and again without stopping, like I did at the premier of Apocalypse Now, at the Zeigfield.
    Now for my research:
    Ian Kershaw, The End
    Gavan Daws, Prisoners of the Japanese
    H.R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty
    Meyer, John Stryker, Across The Fence
    Geraghty Tony, Black Ops: The Rise of Special forces in the CIA, the SAS and Mossad
    Ronnau, Christopher, Blood Trails: The Combat Diary of a Foot Soldier in Vietnam
    Hoffman, Jon T., Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC
    Feuer, A. B., Commando!: The M/Z Units Secret War against Japan
    Truong, Hoa Minh, The Dark Journey, Inside the Reeducation Camps of Viet Cong
    Cooper, Belton W., Death Traps
    Blehm, Eric, Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL team SIX
    Lane, Kerry L., Guadalcanal Marine
    Clarke, Johnnie, Guns Up
    Leckie, Robert, Helmet for my Pillow
    Hastings Max, Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945
    Carle, Glenn L., The Interrogator
    Rielly, Robin L., Kamikaze Attacks of WWII
    Smith, Jim; Mcconnell, Malcolm, The Last Mission
    Kershaw, Alex, The Liberator
    Bradley, Rusty; Maurer Kevin, The Lions Of Kandahar
    Peter Maguire, Law and War (A re-read)
    Burford, John, LRRP TEAM LEADER
    Harris, Sam, Lying
    Wiknik Jr., Arthur, Nam Sense
    Clausewitz, Carl von, On War-Volume 1
    Salecker, Gene Eric, Rolling Thunder against the Rising Sun
    Lau, G.J., Sitrep Negative
    Hillenbrand, Laura, Unbroken (Novel)
    Gold, Hal, Unit 731
    Junger, Sabastian, War
    Sever, Al, Xin Loi


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