Browsing the blog archives for October, 2007

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 , Marcus Luttrell

The dis-oriented author has two sons on active duty in the United States military. I read a great deal of history and military history. So when I heard Marcus Luttrell being interviewed on the radio — I knew I had to buy his book. Luttrell is a US Navy Seal, his book Lone Survivor is [...]


Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different, Gordon S. Wood

The dis-oriented author is a student of history. I have, through my recent reading, been exploring the pantheon of the founding fathers. Gordon S. Woods’ Revolutionary Characters is a book made up of essays about eight of these extraordinary men. I have read biographies of Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Madison, Franklin,  Hamilton and Burr. The eighth [...]