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Posted on May 13, 2010 in Armchair Reading

July 2010 – Sun Tzu’s Waterloo

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  • Cover FeatureSun Tzu’s Waterloo: how the ancient Chinese sage would rate Napoleon and Wellington’s historic clash.
  • Crisis Watch – Brilliant Battlefield Innovations – they aren’t ours, by Ralph Peters
  • Dispatchesreal heroes, destinations, special events and more
  • Forgotten HistoryThe Scythes of Raclawice: Tadeusz Kosciusko’s improbable 1794 victory
  • Great WarriorsEnglish Longbowmen
  • Hard ChoicesHalsey at Leyte Gulf, 1944
  • Battlefield LeaderMarshal Konstantin Rokossovsky
  • Special Report: Picking Up the Pieces – ACG‘s exclusive report on Abu Ghraib
  • Special Feature: War and Diplomacy  – From Teddy Roosevelt to Barack Obama


  • Must-Read/Must-See Books and DVDs
  • Game Reviews
  • Test your decision-making skills with interactive features involving a Marine Sniper in Afghanistan; Bocage Busting in Normandy, 1944; and Japan’s Battle of Okinawa 1945 (read about the campaign featured in HBO’s The Pacific series, episode 9!)
  • Play It! Play the history you read; ACG‘s list of recommended wargames for all eras
  • Command Decision # 39: Bocage Busting! Normandy 1944
  • Command Decision # 37: Rommel in World War I, 1917, Outcome and Analysis
  • Mailbag
  • Envelope Art
  • ONLINE EXTRA: FREE PC GAME! Download March to Baghdad, Episode 1: Decision at Tallil Air Base
  • ONLINE EXTRA: Wounded Warriors: Inspirational stories of two veterans who wouldn’t give up
  • ONLINE EXTRA: The Last Stand – Book Review


  • Ending World War II: Okinawa, Truman and the Atomic Bomb; based on D. M. Giangreco’s must-read new book, Hell to Pay
  • Endgame Vietnam: South Vietnam’s Fall, 1975. The world’s best Vietnam War historian chronicles the South’s final struggle.
  • Interactive command articles in which YOU make the decisions! Battle of the Bulge; Battle of Jerusalem, 1967; Rommel Against Crusader, 1941

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