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An Uncommon Soldier

by Keith Eilervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

A reflection on the remarkable career of General Albert Coady Wedemeyer, "one of America’s most distinguished soldiers and patriots." By Hoover fellow Keith E. Eiler.

The Man Who Saved Orwell

by David Jacobsvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Harry Milton served with George Orwell in the Spanish Civil War. His papers recall the trauma of opposing Franco’s forces on the battlefield—and of fleeing Stalin’s forces in revolutionary Barcelona. By David Jacobs.

The Man Who Planned the Victory

by Keith Eilervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

A special full-length online version of Keith E. Eiler's interview with A.C. Wedemeyer.

Jan Karski, Freedom Fighter

by Deroy Murdockvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

Jan Karski, a Polish underground leader during World War II, brought the first eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust to a mostly unbelieving West. A eulogy of the late hero by Hoover media fellow Deroy Murdock.

Jan Karski and the Hoover Institution

by Cissie Dore Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2000

After serving as the eyes and ears of the Polish resistance in World War II, Jan Karski became the eyes and ears of the Hoover Institution, securing thousands of documents related to wartime underground movements and governments in exile.
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NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future

by Peter J. Duignanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, October 16, 2000

NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future tells the complete story of the most successful peacetime venture in Western cooperation, from the historic alliance's shaky beginnings to its cold war triumphs, failures and successes, as well as its recent enlargement and its controversial involvement in the Yugoslav imbroglio.

We Could Have Lost the War

by Woody Westvia Policy Review
Sunday, October 1, 2000

Woody West on A War to be Won: Fighting the Second World War by Williamson Murray and Allan R. Millett

African Atrocities and the "Rest of the World"

by Mark Bowdenvia Policy Review
Thursday, June 1, 2000

Resisting the temptation to dehumanize tragedy

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CNN's Cold War Documentary: Issues and Controversy

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 7, 2000

This collection of essays provides perspective on The Cold War, the CNN-produced 24-part television series and accompanying book, and presents material on both sides of the debate: Is the CNN series an accurate depiction or revisionist history? CNN's Cold War Documentary presents material on both sides of the debate to answer this question.

Hero and Oddball

by Chris Caldwellvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Christopher Caldwell on A Quiet American: The Secret War of Varian Fry by Andy Marino

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.