"James E. Van Zandt, a Republican congressman, corroborated Butler's
story." —Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
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Everyone should have read about this in their history books in school. I guess influential people were able to keep it out. Please read it. Read morePublished 1 day ago by angie c
Great book about the life of a relatively unknown but key figure in our countries' history. The best voice for pacificism is an ex-military guy that realized the hard way that he... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Soothsayer
I had never heard of Smedley Butler, and was completely fascinated not only with the plot described in the title but with the character of the man who exposed the plot. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a piece of U. S. History that is ignored. The power of the financial establishment is scary.Published 15 days ago by Richard
I was I enjoying the book when the book started in the beginning. As it began to go through the military historys it became tedious for me.Published 1 month ago by H. Miller
Who will rescue us today? There a few men who rise to this level of patriotism. I wish there were men like this today. They are sorely needed.Published 1 month ago by Rafiq
A fair biography of a shady character. I guess the plot takes place on the last page. Never got that far.Published 1 month ago by Gwynne R. Winsberg
A very interesting book regarding an event that I never knew existed in our history. I knew of General Butler as a former member of the Corps, but not this part of his place in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim B.
This certainly was something I had never heard of in any history class. And to think it almost happened except for one man who was brave or patriotic enough to expose this plot. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lyne Keenan