I’m saddened to read of the death of Sergeant Merlin German, USMC, aged 22. He was severely wounded February 21, 2005, en route to Camp Ramadi, when his Humvee hit a roadside bomb. He was not expected to survive, but he was transported to Germany and then to Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas, which… Continue reading Remembering a good man
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day. He knows of my interest in military history (amongst other things), and has seen my library, which contains three full bookshelves (each 6′ by 3′) on the subject. I commented that I was fed up with ridiculous Hollywood portrayals of men in battle. Few,… Continue reading The best books by enlisted men to come out of World War II?