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Short Rounds:

Me. 262                                                                 5
Beware of Greeks Bearing Flutes                                         5
Footnote to Operation Sealion                                           5
Money And Blood: The High Costs of the Persian Gulf War                 6
Korean Propaganda Wars by Paul V. Kohl                                  7
An Enjoyable Saturday Afternoon by Ron Bell                             8
I Remember: The Bulge, 1944-45 by Paul Bomba                           10

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Barbarossa: Misconceptions, Half-Truths, Lies and Savagery 11 Unbridled - The Big Issues by Ty Bomba The Eagle and the Bear: The Russo-Polish War of 1920 43 by Curtis S. King and Cpt. Michael Bigelow Fletching the Arrows: The Luftwaffe in Spain by James P Werbaneth 52 When Private Hendrix Kissed the Sky by Marty Kufus 54

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The Best Cannons in the World. South Africa's G-5 and G-6               5
  155mm/45 Caliber Artillery Blows Away the Competition
    by  J. Dingeman and R. Jupa
Look-Down Radar in the Drug War                                         7
League of Nations Trading Cards by Ty Bomba                             8
The Decline and Fall of the Beninian Air Force by Ty Bomba              8
Moscow's Fire Brigade by Daniel P. Bolger                               9
Staying Alive: How Iraq's Dictator Controls His Military               11
  by R. Jupa and J. Dingeman
I Remember: The Ruhr, 1945 by Paul Bomba                               13
Brad's Boys: 12th Army Group in Europe, 1944-45 by Daniel P. Bolger    14 
Happy Anniversary (Commemorative Stamp)                                15

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Sunrise of Victory: How Strategy's End Turned the Tide in the East 16 by Ty Bomba "Good Fence" by Marty Kufus 50

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Go Figure: Soviet Army Cutbacks in Europe by Richard Jupa               5
Armor Employment in Positional Warfare: The Korean War                  6
  by Cpt. D. Niedringhaus
The Tacit Rainbow: Loitering on the Job                                 7
East Front Combat Philately by Ty Bomba                                 8
Charles V: Military Ambition too Big to Fit on the Bottom Line          9
  by Richard Jupa
The Ship That Didn't Come In by Peter Warnock                          10

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"A Samurai Cannot Fail" : The Imperial Japanese Army in World War 2 11 by Thomas M. Kane DOWNFALL: The American Invasion of Japan, 1945 by Joseph A. Miranda 16 World War Zero by Thomas M. Kane 43 "Humps!": One Hump or two? A Burning Question by Craig Barrett 48 I Remember: Onboard the USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay 1945. 50 by Robert J. Kane

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What Goes Around Comes Around by Ty Bomba                               5
Field Rations by Peter Warnock                                          5
More Cards to Collect by Ty Bomba                                       6
Secrets of Japanese Sword Making by Peter Warnock                       7
The Ox and the Army by Craig Barrett                                    8
The C.S.I.R.: The Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia by Ty Bomba     9

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Ethiopia: The Unconquered Lion of Africa by Michael Duffield 10 Caribbean Storm: Panama, 1989 by L. Dean Webb 23 I Remember: Christmas in Panama by SPC Michael Rankin Jr. 43

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U.S. Armor in Vietnam by Cpt Dan Niedringhaus                           5
Vietnam's War Machine Now Smothers Its Future by Richard Jupa           7
The First American Intervention in Vietnam - May, 1845                  8
  by James Dingeman and Richard Jupa
I Remember: A Recon team in Vietnam by Sgt Caz                          9

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Hamburger Hill: Futile Tactics, Bankrupt Strategy by John D. Burtt 10 The Raid on Son Tay by Jason Vail 17 Uncounted Enemies: The Role of Viet Cong Irregulars in the U.S. 22 Defeat in Vietnam by James Dingeman and Richard Jupa Vietnam: Victory of Revolutionary Warfare. Part 1 41 by Joseph A. Miranda

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Mysteries Unraveled by Ty Bomba                                         6
That Terrible Tuber by Peter Warnock                                    6
No Tanks for the Memories by John P. Vanzo                              7
"Peace Now" by Marty Kufus                                              8
I Remember: Modern U.S. Army by Nick Stasnopolis                       10
The Real Problems with Soviet Railways, 1941-42 by Ty Bomba            11
Other Vietnam War POW Rescue Missions by Stephen D. Smith              12
Sick Call in the Union Army by Richard Jupa                            12

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Krim: The War in the Crimea, 1941-42 by Patrick McTaggart 13 Vietnam: Victory of Revolutionary Warfare. Part 2 by Joseph Miranda 24 Odessa: Tobruk on the Black Sea by John Prados 48

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An Ancient Weapon in Reuse by Peter Warnock                             6
Stone Weaponry by Peter Warnock                                         8
Supply in the Greek-Persian Wars by Craig Barrett                       8
The Horse in America by Peter Warnock                                  11

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Kadesh: Clash of Empires by Gene Dickens 12 The Thousand-Year Garrison State by Michael C. Markowitz 48

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Mysteries Unraveled: Sick Call in the Union Army (Revisited)            6
  by David W. Tschanz
What's in a Name (Revisited)? by Kenneth C. Dawe                        6
Benin Airforce Follow-Up by Frank Cunliffe                              7
Otto Skorzeny and the Mossad: Partners in Espionage by Marty Kufus      7
Letters from El Salvador by Marty Kufus                                 8
Napoleon as a Gamer by Bill Brooks                                     11

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Jutland: Clash of Dreadnoughts by Ben Knight 12 The Ukraine's Role in a Dying Soviet Union by L. Dean Webb 48 I Remember: Pearl Harbour, Dec. 7, 1941 by William L. Carr 60

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The Meiji Restoration and the Confederate Navy by William R. Hawkins    6
I Remember: Minh Thanh, Vietnam, 1970 by Allen Watts                    8
The Toledo War by Peter Warnock                                         9
Naval Helicopters of WW2 by Carl O. Schuster                           10

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MacArthur's Gambit: Inchon to Seoul, September 1950 12 by James P. Werbaneth What If?: German Plans to Invade Sweden in WW2 by Carl O. Schuster 48

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Bombing Italian Style: The WW1 Caproni Bomber by Randal S. Gaulke       6
Marching Orders                                                         7
The Heliograph by Peter Warnock                                         8
Desert Storm TO&E, 23 Feb 1991 by Gary Eldridge                         9
Deep Secrets and Black Projects by Kevin R. O'Brien                    10
Vietnam Fact Cards                                                     11

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Alexander the Great by Mike Markowitz 12 The Marching Man by Craig H. Barrett 48 The Forgotten Front: The Indian Territory's Civil War 56 by John Sakelaris

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Seaborne Threats to the Continental U.S. in 1945 by Adam B. Siegel      6
France's Allies in the Napoleonic Wars by John Mertens                  7
Evolution of Units in Wartime by Jack Greene                            7
I Remember: The Cavite Catastrophe by Francis O. Archer, USN Ret.       8
How the Lessons of the Malayan Emergency were Ignored or Misused        9
  in Vietnam by John D Burtt

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Hougoumont: Rock of Waterloo by Ralph Braun 12 Typhus Fever and the Destruction of the Grand Army by David W. Tschanz 22 A Christmas Gift for the Yankees: Japanese Attacks on the U.S. 48 Mainland During WW 2 by Adam B. Siegel The Bozeman Trail Campaign: The Medicine Fight by Allyn R. Vannoy 58

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The Big Fear - 1898/1991 by Adam B. Siegel                              6
One Brief Shining Moment: The Grant Tank by Curtis S. King              7
Women in NATO Armies by Dario Beneditti                                 8
A Great Power Needs a Great Army? by John Mertens                       8
Yet Another Disease: Tin Disease by Peter Warnock                       8
Ethiopia Revisited                                                      9
Samuel Reid - American Privateer by Russ Jennings                      10
Southern Soldiers in the Union Army by John Mertens                    11

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The Chaco: War for the Hell of It by Bruce Farcau 12 I Remember: The Western Front, 1918 by John C. Silvers 48 It is Balloon! by Russ Jennings 54

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Let's Hear it for the Huns! by Richard Jupa & James Dingeman            4
5 Myths about Grenada by Daniel P. Bolger                               6
The Opium Wars and the Opening of China by Adrian McGrath               7
The Strange Case of the 27th Maine by David Schueler                    9
Murphy's Laws of Combat Operations                                     10
Frigates! by Russ Jennings                                             10
Amazing Money                                                          11

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Desert Storm: Mother of All Battles by Bo Eldridge 12 The Iraqi Republican Guards: Just How Elite Were They? 44 by Richard Jupa and James Dingeman Chemical Warfare and Desert Storm by T. W. Danielson 52 Saddam Hussein and the Palestinian Intifada by Debra Traynor 54 Speculation: Did Desert Storm Avert Mushroom Clouds? by Marty Kufus 57 I Remember: Letters from Kuwait by Marty Kufus 60 A World in Chains: The "New World Order"of the Axis Powers 62 by Robert F. Burke Weather War by Carl O. Schuster 70 1940: The BEF in France After Dunkirk by Daniel Levitt 74

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The Antarctic and World War 2: War of the Markers by L. Dean Webb       4
SDI, GPALS, Red October Scenarios, and Pentagon PR by Marty Kufus       5
Organization of Today's Japanese Army by Bo Eldridge                    6
The British Square at Ulundi, 4 July 1879 by Andrew Preziosi            7
Jean Lafitte and the Battle of New Orleansby Adrian McGrath             8
The Price of Alliance                                                   9
Desert Storm: Who Played? by Marty Kufus                               10
Factoids from Desert Storm by Bo Eldridge                              11
Organization for Success: Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, 1983         11
Early Breech-Loaders by Peter Warnock                                  12

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Carrier Victory: The Battle of Midway by Ben Knight 14 Teutoburgerwald: the Battle that Saved English by David W. Meyler 23 Battlewagons Eternal: A History of the Iowa Class Battleships 28 by David Schueler The Fate of the Wounded in the American Civil War by David W. Tschanz 34 The Japanese Army in (and around) World War I by Dennis L. Bishop 38 The Successors: Clash of the Generals, 323-301 B.C. by Mike Markowitz 44 The Aggravating, Arcane Military Trivia Quiz by Don McLean 51 The Battle of Narva, 1944 by Patrick McTaggart 56 U.S. Light Infantry On The Modern Battlefield by Kevin M. Walker 66 Xenophon: The March of the Ten Thousand, 401-400 B.C. 73 by Mike Markowitz The Counsel Of Your Fears by Jon Southard 77

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The Hal Garrison & Wellington's Strategy at Waterloo by David Meyler    4
Women in Desert Storm by Marty Kufus                                    5
I Remember: A Desert Rat's Tale by Sgt. Alex Drysdale, Royal Engineers  6
Zhukov's Plan to Attack Germany, 15 May 1941 by Ulrich Blennemann       9
Good Ol' Boys by Jack Greene & Alessandro Massignani                   10
Tar Wars: Arabian Oil and Politics, 312 BC by Mike Markowitz           10
Public Health Consequences of the Iraqi Civil War by David Tschanz     11
Desert Storm Abbreviations and Acronyms by Marty Kufus                 11
The Cheney Factor by Marty Kufus                                       12
A Document of the New World Order                                      13
Building (& Breaching) the Saddam Line by Vern Liebl                   14

Articles:

Spartacus: War of the Gladiators by Robert F. Burke 16 The Cleanest Army in the World: Pershing, the AEF and VD 28 by David W. Tschanz Berlin '45: The Potential for World War III by John Desch 32 Eyewitness to "Friendly Fire" by Marty Kufus 46 Coup d'Etat: A Primer by Bruce Farcau 53 "To the Glory of Our Country": The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866 58 by David Meyler Tank! The Development of Armored Fighting Vehicles in World War I 67 by David Schueler

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Pinkerton and His Numbers by James P. Werbaneth                         4
The Day of the Dupes by Michael S. Smith                                5
Sarge's Corollaries to Murphiy's Laws collected by SSG Ken Dawe         6
Devil Guns by Keith W. Bennett                                          6
The First U.S. Airman Shot Down in Combat by Herman Herst, Jr           8
Pentagon Tallies cost of Persian Gulf War by Marty Kufus                9
German/Japanese Military Cooperation in World War II                    9
  by Ulrich Blennemann
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too by Peter Warnock and Kent Morrison            10
Special Forces Have a New & Nasty Surprise by Marty Kufus              12
German Operational Codenames in WWII by Ulrich Blennemann              13
Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zones by James C. Gordon                          14
Two Quotes From The Gulf                                               15

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1918 Storm in the West by Ted S. Raicer 16 Close Air Support in World War I: The Western Front 34 by Arnold Blumberg The Plague of the Spanish Lady by David Tschanz 40 Eagles in the Sand: The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC by James P. Werbaneth 45 I Remember: "Gorkhali Ayo!" by Manahadur Rai (M. Gyi) 52 The Rambo Legacy: The POW/MIA Issue That Won't Die by Marty Kufus 63 German Battlegroups in World War II: Born of Necessity, 69 Raised on Circumstance by Antonio J. Munoz The Huk Option: A U.S. Victory of Another Kind by Thomas M. Kane 74

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Iraq Equivalents: U.S. Threat-Assessment in the New World Order        4
  by Marty Kufus
The Karankawa Indians by Peter Warnock                                 7
The Battle of Trenton by Peter Warnock                                 8
The Desert Storm Homefront as told to Marty Kufus                      8
Japanese Military Wargaming in World War II by Peter P. Perla          9
Tanks in the Press                                                    10
The Evolution of German Machinegun Units in World War I               11
  by John Mertens

Articles

Gettysburg by Chris Perello 12 A Graver Threat Than Rebel Bullets: Infectious Disease and the 33 Union Army by David W. Tschanz Desert Storm: Robert E. Lee or William Tecumseh Sherman 38 by Jeffery F. Addicott The Next Japanese-American War by Meredith LeBard & George Friedman 45 Poland '39 by Pat McTaggart 54 New Light on the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission 74 by Richard C. Thornton and Alan Capps

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Swiss Involvement in World War II by L. Dean Webb                      4
The First Flamethrower by Peter Warnock                                5
Fighting Americans by Peter Warnock                                    5
The Mongol Invasions of Japan by Adrian McGrath                        6
Soviet Military Humor by L. Dean Webb                                  7

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Tet '68: Myths and Realities by James P. Werbaneth 8 The PAVN and Tet by Joseph Miranda 16 King Kamehameha: Napoleon of Hawaii by Michael Antonucci 30 Drug Wars by Marty Kufus 40 The Israelites in Canaan: Early Examples of Deception and Ruse in Warfare by Jim Bloom 50 The 1941 German Army / The 1944-45 U.S. Army by John Desch 54 Six of One, Half-a-Dozen of the Other: Hybrid Warships of the 20th Century by Russ Jennings 64 Great Britain as (Faltering) Superpower, 1919-39 by Danny David and James Dingeman 70 I Remember: At War on the Texas by Walter Pitts 76

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"A Calculated Risk" by David Tschanz                                   4
Plan 1919 by Ted S. Raicer                                             5
The Man Who Invented R&D by L. Sprague de Camp                         7
Iran Picks Up Where Iraq Left Off by Arnold Blomberg                   8
From the Old Kitbag by Robert Mosher                                   9

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The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05: The Land Campaigns by Ron Bell 10 "The Old Flag Never Touched the Ground" by Michael J. Ryan 26 AirLand Operations: The US Army's Search for a New Doctrine by Bo Eldridge 32 "The Strategic Fighter" Concept by Timothy Kutta 54 Pyrrhic Victory by Mike Markowitz 58 Great Campaigns, Hollow Victories: The Expedition to Abyssinia (1868) and the Gulf War (1991) by Thomas D. Morgan 68 Soviet Submarine Operations in World War II by Carl O. Schuster 74

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Torpedo Damage at Pearl Harbor: The Missed Opportunity
  by C.P. O'Connor                                                     4
The New Model Army by Robert Hobart                                    5
"Close" Air Support in WWI                                             6
Stalin on Ammunition Requisitioning by L. Dean Webb                    7
I Remember:An Insider's View of the Bundeswehr by Stefan Ruckelshauss  7
US Army Friendly Fire Engagements in Desert Storm                      9

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Cortes: Conquest of the Aztec Empire by David W. Tschanz 12 Blood For Oil: The Quest for Fuel in World War II by Michael Antonucci 34 Sword of Allah by Jim Bloom 44 The Summer of '42: The Proposed Axis Invasion of Malta by Jack Greene and Alessandro Massignani 64 Command Magazine Article Index 74 Command Magazine Article Index (by Period) 76

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Werwolf: Guidance for Ranger Units by K.R. O'Brien                     4
P. Claudius Pulcher and the Chickens by Richard M. Berthold            5
I Remember: Desert Storm: A Woman's Perspective by Maj. Rhonda Cornum  5
Yamamoto's Second Chance by David Schueler                             6
Hannibal Barca: The Sunset Years by Richard M. Berthold                8
German Tank Destroyers in World War II by Michael S. Burrier          10

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Blood & Iron: The Seven Weeks War by Paul Dangel 12 Blitzkrieg Army, Siege Fuhrer: A Reinterpretation of World War II in Europe by R.H.S. Stolfi 34 Counterattack At Arras by Michael K. Robel 44 Smolensk-Yelnia: Blunting the Blitzkrieg by Pat McTaggart 52 Stalin and the Start of Operation Barbarossa by Ulrich Blennemann 60 The Conquest of Peru by David W. Tschanz 64 The Siege of Kut, Mesopotamia, Dec. 1915 - Apr. 1916 by David M. Castlewitz 68

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The Capture of Riyadh by T.W. Daniels                                  4
The First Panzer of World War II by Michael S. Burrier                 5
I Remember: Another Women's Perspective by Cyndy Tschanz               6
Of Sterner Stuff by David W. Tschanz                                   8
German-Soviet Peace Talks, 1941-44 by Ulrich Blennemann                9
Happy New Year, Q. Fulvius Nobilior by Richard M. Berthold            10
Under a Flag of Truce by Herman Herst, Jr.                            11
The Doves of War by Timothy Kutta                                     11

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Antietam: High Stakes, Lost Opportunities by Jonathan Southard 12 Hammer of Victory: The Normandy Campaign, 1944 by Ben Knight 24 A Non-Partisan View of World War II Yugoslavia by Vern Liebl 32 For Czar and Country: A History of the Russian Rifle Corps, 1942-1945 by Antonio J. Munoz 46 Some Thoughts on World War II by Gerhard L. Weinberg 51 Hearts and Minds: The US Army Green Berets Today by Marty Kufus 56 Operation Icarus: The German Plan to Invade Iceland by Carl O. Schuster 62 A New Kind of War by George Friedman & Meredith LeBard 68

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The USMC in the War on Drugs by Vern Liebl                             4
On the Ground in Somalia by Vern Liebl                                 5
The Ju-86P, Nazi Germany's U-2 by Carl O. Schuster                     8
Disease and Operation Restore Hope by David W. Tschanz                10
The Saudi Arabian Armed Forces in the Early 1990's by Arnold Blumberg 12

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Shogun Triumphant: The Rise of the Tokugawa Shogunate - Japan 1600 by Richard H. Berg 14 War Returns to Europe: Military Aspects of the Conflicts in Yugoslavia, 1991-93 by David C. Isby 28 Desert Storm: War Casualties and History by William Wilson 36 Sepp Dietrich and the SS Leibstandarte: A Combat History of 1st SS Panzer Division by Blaine Taylor 40 Serbia in World War I by Timothy J. Kutta 46 Baltic Assault: Operation Albion by Carl O. Schuster 56 The Baltic States 1939-52 by Dean Brooks 62 Clash of Steel: Battleship Engagements of World War II by Michael S. Smith 67 I Remember: My Eight Days in Vietnam by Mark E.S. Bjishkian 76

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James H. Doolittle: Visionary of Victory by Lawrence C. Jackson        4
The Mutiny That Never Was by D. J. Collier                             5
Wind, Sound, and Hurricane Guns by Timothy J. Kutta                    6
The Ruhleben POW Compound by Herman Herst, Jr.                         8
I Remember: With the 1st Ambulance Company in WWI by John Pavlik      10
Not Only the Pros Use Wooden Bats by Peter Warnock                    11

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Czechoslovakia '38: What If They'd Fought? by Dr. Peter H. Gryner 12 A Long Road Home: The Czechoslovak Legion in Russia by Jonathan Allen 38 East and West: The State Of Medicine In The Seventeenth Century by David W. Tschanz 44 The War in Nagorno-Karabagh: Background and Developments by Vern Liebl 47 Backing into Empire: The Growth of Rome by Richard M. Berthold 52 The Strategy of Harold Godwinson, Last Saxon King of England (or How to Win a Battle and Lose a Kingdom) by G. K. Bishop 62 Fire vs. Shock by R.L. Cody & Allyn R. Vannoy, with Chris Perello 68

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