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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780743224543
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 6th, 2001

Mr. Ambrose does an absolutely fantastic job of telling the story of one of the greatest American platoons in history. Starting with their brutal training, going forward to their drop over Normandy, to the end of their fight in one of Hitler's residences. 10/10. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


1776 by David McCullough - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780743226721
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2006

There's no better place to start educating yourself on how we won our country than this book. A fountain of information. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780891419198
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Published: Presidio Press - September 25th, 2007

A marine and his rifle in the Pacific Theater. Next to Robert Leckie, Sledge captures his struggle better than almost anyone else. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


The Eye of the World

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ISBN: 9780812511819
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Published: Tor Fantasy - November 15th, 1990

The start to one of the most incredible fantasy epics ever written.
The first in an epic fourteen book journey of three young men from the sleep farming village of Emond's Field, Rand, Mat, and Perrin, who each have paths set before them that could either save the world from from destruction, or completely and utterly break it. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


The Road

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ISBN: 9780307387899
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2007

A man and a boy wander through desolate America. It's not clear what's happened; war, natural disaster? The only thing that matters to each of them is the other, and their survival at any cost. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


The Stand

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ISBN: 9780307743688
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Published: Anchor - June 28th, 2011

So a guy gets infected with a horrible nasty '%90 chance of dying in a horrible nasty way' virus. Then %90 of the world gets infected. The survivors flock to either Mother Abigail or Randall Flagg, in the hopes that one of them might help them survive. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


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