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Got really hooked onto audio books, really chills the Tinitis… I can borrow 12 titles a month through HOOPLA which is affiliated with my local library.

The Day the World Ended at Little Big Horn
Joseph M. Marshall III
Excellent history of the Lakotas from pre civil war to 2007.

Guns, Germs and Steel
Jared Diamond, PhD
Excellent book on culture. Hard to read or listen to.

The Bomb Maker
Thomas Perry
Latest thriller about a guy making bombs and planting them randomly around LA. Good read.

Forgotten Fifteenth
Barrett Tillman
15th Air Force in Italy.... The 8th Air Forces ignored brother.

The Tank Killers
Harry Yeide
Tedious history of Tank Destroyers in WWII. Makes one wonder why there has not been a resurgence.

Valley Of Tears
The B-52 Overture
Snake Eater
Don Bendell
Great series of books on early SF in Nam. Well worth the time to read/listen. Very invested in the hill peoples.

Dodge City
Tom Clavin
Different perspective on the real west post civil war.

Six Days of War
Michael B. Oren
Great, but a tedious read on the Six Day war along with all the internal and international political manipulations.

Lexington and Concord
George C. Daughan
Excellent book on the battle and politics leading up to it. Especially the correspondence between colonial leaders on the Scottish and Irish genocides by the English in the years leading up to the Revolution. A whole sub-topic of the revolution that I have not read of anywhere else.

The Revenge Of Geography
Robert D. Kaplan
A little dry, but one ignores geography at your own peril.

Dillard Johnson
Mech Infantry in Iraq.

The Lost Explorer
Conrad Anker
About the expedition that found Hillary's body on Everest.
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