Tagged With: U.S. history

9/11 Report: a Graphic Adaptation

The 9/11 Report: a Graphic Adaptation, by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon. “Based on the Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.” Very interesting summary of the original 624-page report. I haven’t read the original, so I can’t compare them. Definitely not a fast read. WorldCat

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Reading list: U.S. Army professional reading list

The U.S. Army Center of Military History has a Recommended Professional Reading List, divided into four for audiences determined by rank and military experience, “from private to lieutenant to general.” These forty-four books would make a good reading list for anyone, military or civilian, who is interested in the history of warfare, with particular emphasis … Continue reading »

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Coolies / Brothers

Coolies, by Yin & Chris Soentpiet. Brothers, by Yin & Chris Soentpiet. I pickup up Brothers because of the cover. I checked it out because of the inside illos. I looked for the prequel because of the story. In the first book, Coolies, Chinese brothers Shek and Wong leave their family in 1865 and go … Continue reading »

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To the Heart of the Storm

To the Heart of the Storm, by Will Eisner. 1991. Semi-autobiographical graphic novel. It’s 1942. Willie, a young draftee on his way to the induction center, remembers his life growing up as a child of Jewish immigrants in New York. We also learn about his parents’ lives. His mother, born on the boat on the … Continue reading »

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