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  • Skoblin
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    Bertell Ollman, Alienation: Marx's conception of man in capitalist society

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  • MarkV
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    Originally posted by Duncan View Post
    Although one should read Ambrosie Bierce's ACW short stories as a counter balance

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  • Duncan
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  • Capt AFB
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    "Appel"
    by Joel Adams Struthers

    Anyone thinking of joining the French Foreign Legion should read Struthers book.

    Quite an interesting read.

    He give the good and the bad - in training, on operation, in life in general.

    He would become a paratrooper and then a SF guy with the FFL.




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  • jeffdoorgunnr
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    reading about this fellow.....

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  • Duncan
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  • warmoviebuff
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    I'm following up a +1,000 pager (The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich) with another one. This will be my third time reading John Toland's The Rising Sun. I always preferred the Pacific Theater to the ETO.

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  • Duncan
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    Originally posted by Paul Mann III View Post

    What was the takeaway?
    Haven't gotten very far yet. But generally - not to oversimplify a very complex person, Guevara or Pineiro. The back cover quotes Pineiro, "To try to reduce Che to a mere cultural symbol is a vulgar oversimplification..."

    I picked up a bunch of books because the embargo makes them difficult to find. They tend to be published in Australia for the Cuban tourist market. I'm assuming it's for the tourist market because I can't see a Cuban national spending a month's pay on a book.
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  • Paul Mann III
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    Originally posted by Duncan View Post
    Interviews with Manuel Pineiro and his association with Guevara. Mostly post revolution topics.

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    What was the takeaway?

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  • Duncan
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    Interesting military science fiction. Short comic book series. I have a reading copy and this one for collecting.

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  • Duncan
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    Great book as long as you remember it's a narrative.

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  • Duncan
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    Interviews with Manuel Pineiro and his association with Guevara. Mostly post revolution topics.

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  • Duncan
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    Castro's thoughts on the Cold War. An interesting perspective.

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  • Paul Mann III
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    Originally posted by Pruitt View Post
    Good to see you back Cody!
    Thanks! I have missed this place. Looks like there is work to do.

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  • Pruitt
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    Good to see you back Cody!

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