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Hidden Heroes in a Sexist World

by Tracy Walder Tracy Walder, author of The Unexpected Spy, discusses the history of women in the intelligence community and how it affected her life as both a CIA operative and an FBI agent.

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Posted in Military History, Modern History

The Fire and the Darkness: Dresden Before the Bombs Fell

by Sinclair McKay In the following excerpt from the recently released The Fire and the Darkness, Sinclair McKay discusses Dresden in 1945 prior to the Allies’ devastating bombing campaign.

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Posted in Military History, Modern History

Featured Excerpt: Black Wave

by Kim Ghattas Black Wave is an unprecedented examination of how the modern Middle East unraveled and why it started with the pivotal year of 1979. Check out an excerpt here.

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Posted in Contemporary History, Military History

The Ghosts of Dresden

by Sinclair McKay Sinclair McKay, author of The Fire and the Darkness, discusses one of the most devastating bombing campaigns of WWII and the lingering effects it has had on the city of Dresden.

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Jet Girl: “No Time to Worry”

by Caroline Johnson Caroline Johnson discusses the adrenaline-filled world of flying as she prepares to intercept an Iranian airplane in the latest excerpt from Jet Girl.

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Posted in Contemporary History, Military History

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