Category Archives: War

The Desert Fox

Comment: British Army veteran author Desmond Morris wrote The Desert Fox whose cinema adaptation starred James Mason in the title role. The book and film are utterly apologetic, flattering portraits of Rommel that are completely and deliberately ignorant of the … Continue reading

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Trevor Alders – The Man Who Killed Pat Tillman

I’m reading Jon Krakauer’s book on Pat Tillman, the former Arizona Cardinal safety who volunteered to join the U.S. military and was shot down by mistake by his fellow Rangers. Krakauer writes that all the evidence points to Trevor Alders … Continue reading

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