Story on Beriut and the Marines and how stupid America's top civilians are. No civilian but the President should be able to give orders the troops
none Some of stephen ambrose might be close but not as good
voice of experience When he says I saw this or I did this is powerful
stupid officers, politicans
Stupid is as stupid does
The stupidity of senior officers, political leaders is unbelievable
Ambrose, as usual, takes us into the foxholes with the GI. His treatment of the Generals, prima donnas all, makes us wonder how we won.
He made you feel like you were there
any of the actual GI's
both but mostly cry, The horrors our soldiers endured
Yes, it is informative, detailed, but not dry
The stories aboard ships under attack
Who knew you had to be brave to be in the navy.
Attention to the personalities of the leaders and the clashes between them and how soldiers died because of their leaders stupidity.
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