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Armchair General January 2014 Issue – Eisenhower Under Fire
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IN THIS ISSUE
- Special Feature: Lone Star Nation, 1836 – Taxes, slavery, and gun control all played a part in starting the Texas Revolution
- Feature: Artists Under Fire – Instilling revolutionary fervor in a country with a largely illiterate population and limited printing presses forced Vietnam’s communists to get creative
- 10 Questions: Pete Dawkins – What five traits does the famed soldier-scholar-athlete say define an effective leader?
- Hard Choices: Strategy for Failure: America’s War in Vietnam – What was the one overriding reason for America’s defeat?
- Battlefield Leader: Eisenhower Under Fire – Who was Ike’s biggest wartime critic? No, it wasn’t Bernard Montgomery.
- Crisis Watch by Ralph Peters – Why do America’s foreign policy makers keep trying to convince pit bulls they’re really house cats?
- Web Extra: A Polish Reunion in Normandy, Part III, by Carlo D’Este
- Dispatches – real heroes, destinations, special events and more
- Must-Read/Must-See Books and DVDs
- Game Reviews
- Test your decision-making skills by choosing the best course of action for French Foreign Legion in Mexico, 1863; Soviet Patrol in Afghanistan, 1985; and Rebels vs. Redcoats in Boston, 1775.
- Play It! Play the history you read; ACG‘s list of recommended wargames for all eras
- Combat Decision # 60: French Foreign Legion in Mexico, 1863
- Combat Decision # 58: World War I in Africa, 1914 – Outcome and Analysis
- ONLINE EXTRA: FREE PC GAME! Download March to Baghdad, Episode 1: Decision at Tallil Air Base
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COMING IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF ARMCHAIR GENERAL
- Special Feature: Post–U.S. Afghanistan An ACG exclusive report on what to expect when American forces depart Afghanistan
- Bonus Article: Steel pot The surprising origins of world armies’ modern combat helmets
- 10 Questions: Joe Bellino The US Naval Academy’s 1960 Heisman Trophy Winner answers Armchair General’s questions
- Crisis Watch by Ralph Peters
- Great Warriors: French Poilus, 1914-18 France’s World War I infantrymen triumphed in horrific trench warfare
- Battle Studies: “Send the Boys In!”: Battle of New Market, 1864 Teenaged VMI cadets fueled the Confederate victory.
- Hard Choices: MacArthur’s Liberation of Manila, 1945 Efforts to overcome last-ditch defenders left the Philippine capital in ruins.
- Battlefield Leader: Hasso von Manteuffel Germany’s World War II “Panzer Baron” excelled at armored combat on both the Eastern and Western Fronts
- Interactive command articles in which YOU make the decisions! French & Indian War Ambush, 1757; Japanese Defense of Nomonhan, 1939; Nelson at Trafalgar, 1805
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