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Dan Carlini

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Dan Carlin is an American political commentator, actor and podcaster. Once a professional radio host, Carlin eventually took his show to the Internet, and he now hosts three popular independent podcasts: Hardcore History, Hardcore History: Addendum, and Common Sense.
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The Storm of Steel
Original 1929 Translation
Ernst Jünger - Oct 05, 2019 (first published in 1920)
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Originally published in 1920, The Storm of Steel is a first-hand account of World War I trench combat lifted from the diaries of Ernst Jünger, a German infantryman who would become one of Europe's most talented writers. The book was first translated into English in 1929 by Basil Creighton, the acclaimed translator of many other classic works of Ger...
Dan Carlini
Dec 04, 2018
@Tony2pointO Has he read "Storm of Steel" By Ernst Junger? It's not very pricy though...you might look a bit cheap (but it's an awesome read).     source
With the Old Breed
At Peleliu and Okinawa
E.B. Sledge - Sep 25, 2007 (first published in 1981)
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Eugene B. Sledge was part of the war's famous 1st Marine Division - 3d Battalion, 5th Marines. Based on notes that Sledge secretly kept in a copy of the New Testament, With the Old Breed captures with utter simplicity and intense frankness the experience of a Marine in the fierce Pacific Theatre. Here is what saved, threatened, and changed his life...
Dan Carlini
Oct 12, 2017
@ferdia440 @BrunoLlorente2 @lotofsnow @HistoryTime_ that's a great book (and he was a hell of an interesting human being).     source
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The Wages of Destruction
The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy
Adam Tooze - Feb 26, 2008 (first published in 2007)
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An extraordinary mythology has grown up around the Third Reich that hovers over political and moral debate even today. Adam Tooze's controversial new book challenges the conventional economic interpretations of that period to explore how Hitler's surprisingly prescient vision- ultimately hindered by Germany's limited resources and his own racial id...
Dan Carlini
Sep 09, 2017
@scotmelv @normanohler another book that makes you see the war in a new light is Tooze's"The wages of destruction".Not easy read,but great     source
Aftermath
The Remnants of War
Donovan Webster - May 12, 1998 (first published in 1996)
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In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are ...
Dan Carlini
Jun 29, 2014
@RussianBees the first chapter in Donovan Webster's book "Aftermath" deals with this shell cleanup effort better than anyone I've read     source