Our First Civil War: Book Review
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by PMEComplete
7M ago
My expectations for this book were high. H.W. Brands has written many solid history books and has a strong reputation. To promote this book, he made the rounds on a lot of the popular podcasts. The book, Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution, is appropriate for the zeitgeist of the […] The post Our First Civil War: Book Review appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Book Review: The Swamp Fox
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by PMEComplete
7M ago
For military history fans and people intrigued by the heroes of the American Revolutionary War, John Oller’s biogrpahy,  The Swamp Fox How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution is a captivating book about a remarkable American hero. The real Francis Marion (a.k.a. “The Swamp Fox”) is a lot different than the character played by Mel […] The post Book Review: The Swamp Fox appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Extreme Ownership: The Perfect Mindset for Successful Leadership
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
How do Navy Seals lead and win? Jocko Willink and Leif Babin explain in their book, Extreme Ownership. The authors are former Navy SEALS and combat veterans. After multiple deployments to dangerous places like Ramadi, Iraq, they have valuable leadership principles to share. In Extreme Ownership they bridge lessons from the battlefield with challenges in the business world. […] The post Extreme Ownership: The Perfect Mindset for Successful Leadership appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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1776 by David McCullough
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
In honor of Independence Day, I recommend 1776 by David McCullough. 1776 is an excellent book. It won a Pulitzer Prize. Simon and Schuster published the book in 2005. Military history fans love this book. 1776 is easy to read, and very fast paced. David McCullough’s book contains excellent examples of leadership. It motivates because […] The post 1776 by David McCullough appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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War in the Shadows: “Confront and Conceal” Book Review
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
I can still remember the exact moment when I heard the news that American Special Forces killed the world’s most notorious terrorist leader in a raid that took place deep inside Pakistan. It was a Sunday night, and I was sitting in a barracks room in Quantico, Virginia. I remember word spreading rapidly around base […] The post War in the Shadows: “Confront and Conceal” Book Review appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Book Review: The New Tsar
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
At the beginning of Steven Lee Myers’ book The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin, there is a quote about Putin’s love for the martial arts that seems to foreshadow the future Russian president’s foreign policy attitudes. Myers writes, “The martial arts transformed his life, giving him the means of asserting himself […] The post Book Review: The New Tsar appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Book Review: Tribe by Sebastian Junger
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
Sebastian Junger is known for writing The Perfect Storm and his documentaries Restrepo and Korengal. His most recent book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, was the most important book published in 2016. The provocative ideas and uncomfortable questions raised in this book need to be taken seriously. Let’s begin with some context and consider the […] The post Book Review: Tribe by Sebastian Junger appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse took place on March 15, 1781. After the British defeat at Cowpens on January 17, 1781, British General Cornwallis decided to pursue the American Continental and militia soldiers “to the end of the World.” Cornwallis ordered many of the British wagons to be burned, which included the rum. He then […] The post Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Marquis de Lafayette: Hero of Two Worlds Book Review
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
The Marquis de Lafayette is one of eight honorary citizens of the United States. His grand return to the United States in 1824 was the equivalent in popularity to today’s Taylor Swift concerts. Thousands of American citizens flocked to each town he visited. There are dozens of cities, parks, schools, and streets named after Lafayette. […] The post Marquis de Lafayette: Hero of Two Worlds Book Review appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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Washington’s Marines: Book Review
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by PMEComplete
8M ago
Washington’s Marines is a fantastic book about the history of the United States Marine Corps, and how the Marines helped Washington’s army win crucial battles during the American Revolution. In the book, author Jason Bohm (Maj. Gen., USMC) provides a comprehensive overview of the Marine Corps’ establishment in 1775. General Bohm expertly weaves the Marines’ […] The post Washington’s Marines: Book Review appeared first on Professional Military Education ..read more
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