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Mark Phillip Hertling is a former United States Army officer. From March 2011-November 2012, he served as the Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and the Seventh Army. Hertling served in Armor, Cavalry, planning, operations and training positions, and commanded every organization from Platoon to Field Army.
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The Glory and the Dream
A Narrative History of America 1932-1972 -Vol.II.
William Manchester - 1974-01-01
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Award-winning historian and biographer William Manchester, author of The Last Lion, an epic three-volume biography of Winston Churchill, brings us an evocative and powerful exploration of the American way of life from 1932 to 1972. Covering almost every facet of American culture during a very diverse and tumultuous period in history, Manchester's a...
Mark Hertling
A phenomenal book. Such fun to read, too.      source
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Red Famine
Stalin's War on Ukraine
Anne Applebaum - 2018-09-04 (first published in 2017)
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AN ECONOMIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes--the consequences of which still resonate todayIn 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second Russian revolution--w...
Mark Hertling
This is a phenomenal book, well researched and riveting in outlining Russian cruelty to Ukraine in the 1930s. Read it about two years ago, and highly recommend.      source
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October 1964
David Halberstam - 1995-04-11 (first published in 1994)
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAROctober 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squared off against the upstart St. Louis Cardinals. It should be a hit with younger students of the game,...
Mark Hertling
@CardboardHistry @GIMaPreceptor @ETSshow @dhpomerantz @mmteacherdoc @adamcifu @templeratcliffe @SusanHingle @SAmbertPompey @laurelfick @meggerber @DrSinhaEsq @andrewolsonmd @Mets @DorisKGoodwin I’d add one more great book, “October 1964.” The social and race implications of the 64 Yankees-Cards series.      source
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A Novel
T. J. Newman - 2021-07-06
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You just boarded a flight to New York.There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard.What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped.For his family to live, everyone on your plane must die.The only way the family will survive is if the pilot follows his orders and crashes the plane.Enjo...
Mark Hertling
@donwinslow Read this book last night. It is terrific.      source
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The Daughters of Kobani
A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon - 2021-02-16
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won"The Daughters of Kobani is an unforgettable and nearly mythic tale of women's power and courage. The young women profiled in this book fought a fearsome war against brutal men in impossible circumstances--and proved in the process what girls and w...
Mark Hertling
What an extremely powerful read about the courage & patriotism of Kurdish women in the fight against ISIS. Thank you, @gaylelemmon, for this amazing book.      source
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Just Medicine
A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
Dayna Bowen Matthew - 2018-07-05 (first published in 2015)
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Offers an innovative plan to eliminate inequalities in American health care and save the lives they endanger Over 84,000 black and brown lives are needlessly lost each year due to health disparities: the unfair, unjust, and avoidable differences between the quality and quantity of health care provided to Americans who are members of racial and ethn...
Mark Hertling
@gradydoctor @SocietyHospMed Yes to all. Just finished a book entitled "Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in Healthcare" by Dr Dayna Matthew. Highly recommend!!! #SHMConvergeChat      source
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Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir
Doris Kearns Goodwin - 1998-06-02 (first published in 1997)
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By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball.Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, Wait Till Next Year re-creates the postwar era, when the corner store was a place to share stories and neighborhoods were eq...
Mark Hertling
@jojobyrd60 @ldog562 Read Doris Kearns Goodwins book “Wait til Next Year.” You’ll love it.      source
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Crossfire Hurricane
Inside Donald Trump's War on the FBI
Josh Campbell - 2019-09-17
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CROSSFIRE HURRICANE DELIVERS THE DEFINITIVE ROAD MAP TO IMPEACHMENT, a history of how we got from 2016 to today. “A must-read indictment of the ‘mob boss’ in the White House.” —The Guardian “An indispensable and riveting insider’s account of one of the most dramatic and controversial periods in the history of the FBI. Crossfire Hurricane is a must-...
Mark Hertling
@joshscampbell and, btw, for those of you who haven't read @joshscampbell book, it provides significant insight into the off-ramp into crazy town many have taken.      source
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Ron Chernow - 2018-09-25 (first published in 2017)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an ...
Mark Hertling
@RoryRoberge @neeratanden A great book. But a very long read.      source
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The Great Influenza
The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
John M. Barry - 2005-10-04 (first published in 2004)
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At the height of WWI, historys most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not th...
Mark Hertling
Read this book by @johnmbarry a few years ago...found it fascinating. Decided to re-read...just for insights into disease and their effects on society.      source
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Athena Rising
W. Brad Johnson - 2019-12-03
The Targeter by Nada Bakos
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
The Culture Map by Erin Meyer
Man Made by Joel Stein
The No Asshole Rule Building a Civilised Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't. Robert Sutton by Robert I. Sutton
The Long Gray Line by Rick Atkinson