U-Boat Commander Oskar Kusch, Anatomy of a Nazi-Era Betrayal and Judicial Murder

The story of Oskar Kusch is not easy reading and a rare glimpse into the realities of the U-Boat service in the Nazi State. Much of the coverage of the war at sea and life in the U-Boat Service have concentrated on top U-boat aces, the strategy of Donitz to arms race and decryption of German codes, but there was so much behind all of that and some of it was very dark. Very Highly Recommended.

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Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic. The Deep State and the Unitary Executive

The Trump Presidency was a huge shock to the Deep State Establishment that has ruled America since the Great Depression and there will be many books in the coming years that look at aspects of his legacy. Starting as a coffee table academic discussion, the authors have presented a combined view of Deep State and the Unitary Executive. Recommended Reading

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Holistic Command of War, Wellington, Spinola and Petraeus

This book has been derived from a doctoral thesis and contains some original thought in defining the concept of the holistic command of war. The text reads well and includes all of the supportive appendices and footnotes that the reader would expect. This form of book by a military professional is rare and highly informative, to satisfy both professionals and military enthusiasts. Most Highly Recommended

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Fire Force, a Trooper’s War in the Rhodesian Light Infantry

The Cold War moved to Rhodesia and left white Rhodesians facing genocide, a story that has largely been ignored by history. One of two books, the other being ‘Survival Course’, by the author about his experiences in the Rhodesian Light Infantry. This is a moving story that deserved to be told and now deserves to be read, about the costly march of socialism and the devastation it causes. Most Highly Recommended

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Survival Course, Rhodesian Denouement and the War of Self

The Cold War moved to Rhodesia and left white Rhodesians facing genocide, a story that has largely been ignored by history. One of two books, the other being ‘Fire Force’, by the author about his experiences in the Rhodesian Light Infantry. This is a moving story that deserved to be told, and now deserves to be read, about the costly march of socialism and the devastation it causes. Most Highly Recommended

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