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Timberg is a fine writer and he did a great job of telling the stories of these very interesting Naval Academy grads.
The author, Robert Timberg, spent his career as a writer for the Baltimore Sun, but was also a graduate of the US Naval Academy - as were the subjects of this book.
Well-written, concise, and entertaining, this book is a great read for political junkies and readers interested in learning more about the Vietnam War.
This was an excellent book my brother recommended it. It was a wonderful insight into the Vietnam War and the 5 men covered in this history of this war. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Kevin Keney
I enjoyed this book. It was an eye opener for me, not being from a military family, I hadn't given much thought to the top military academy's or their graduates. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Glassy
I absolutely loved (and learned) from this book. Once the focus became Washington politics, it became somewhat tedious. Good insight into these Annapolis graduates and veterans. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Carland
Excellent historical perspective of politics during the Reagan administration. New information, for me are least, about some familiar names, and the unpleasant aspects of the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pat Campbell
Great book, especially if you were aware of these things at the time.Published 2 months ago by John C. Scrapper
Non partisan overview of individuals behind the Iran-Contra affair.
Still brings up the passions and lessons of the Vietnam war experience. Read more
I recently reread this book in anticipation of Mr. Timberg's soon to be released autobiography. This is a well researched book and a great review of the 1980's a Ronald Reagan's... Read morePublished 4 months ago by submariner in Arizona
As I mentioned in my recent review of Timberg's memoir "Blue-Eyed Boy", it was fascination with his life and perspective expressed therein that prompted me to read his previous... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Trudie Barreras