Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

THE GREAT WAR AND THE WORLD IT MADE

Take a college class in your living room (or your car, if you prefer)—you don’t get college credits, but your brain will thank you anyway:

World War I [sound recording]: the great war and the world it made / John Ramsden.



Contents:

Lecture 1. The greatest war -- Lecture 2. Opening shots -- Lecture 3. Gallipoli and the Near and Middle East -- Lecture 4. 1915 in the West -- Lecture 5. Home fronts -- Lecture 6. The Western Front in 1916 -- Lecture 7. The Eastern Front -- Lecture 8. A literary and artistic war -- Lecture 9. 1917 in the West -- Lecture 10. The war at sea -- Lecture 11. America goes to war -- Lecture 12. Germany almost wins the war in 1918 -- Lecture 13. Victory in the West -- Lecture 14. Aftermath and reputation.

COMMAND AND CONTROL

Take a college class in your living room (or your car, if you prefer)—-you don’t get college credits, but your brain will thank you anyway:

Command and control [sound recording]: great military leaders from Washington to the twenty-first century/ by Mark Robert Polelle.



Contents:

The politics of military history and military leadership -- Washington, the indispensable man -- Napoleon, the first modern general -- U. S. Grant and the art of war in the industrial era -- Sherman and the advent of total war -- The great Southern hope: Robert E. Lee -- Moltke and the German way of war -- Pershing and the American Expeditionary Force in World War I -- Eisenhower and World War II -- Patton and the romance of war -- MacArthur: the American Caesar? -- Curtis LeMay and generalship during the Cold War -- "Stormin' Norman" Schwarzkopf and Desert Storm: remaking the American military after Vietnam -- Lessons of military leadership.

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