Articles by Peter L. Belmonte
Posted on Jul 23, 2015 in Books and Movies
George B. Clark’s ‘The Fourth Marine Brigade in World War I’ captures the confusion and flavor of combat as experienced by junior officers, but the book could use more extensive documenting of sources and images.
Posted on May 21, 2015 in Books and Movies
‘As I Saw It in the Trenches’ is the vivid, first-person account of an American doughboy in WW1. His recollections of the horrors of combat are staggering.
Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Books and Movies
Taylor Downing’s ‘Secret Warriors: The Spies, Scientists, and Code Breakers of World War I’ effectively challenges the widely held belief that the scientific advances of WWI were only ‘murderous, destructive and entirely negative.’