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The Undeclared War Against France

June 20, 2021

The French Republic won the War of the First Coalition when Austria, Prussia, Spain and The Netherlands made peace. French royalty’s first attempt to restore the Bourbon monarchy had failed.…

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The First 18th Century Domino to Fall

June 13, 2021

By 1789, Louis XVI, the French King who came to our aid against the British was in trouble. His rule was viewed as corrupt and was very unpopular. France was…

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First Assault

June 6, 2021

Marine Corps history officially started on November 10th, 1775 when the Continental Congress authorized the formation of two battalions of Marines. Eighteen days later, Samuel Nicholas was commissioned as its…

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Madison’s Blueprint

May 30, 2021

The Articles of Confederation were drafted and passed on November 1st, 1777, almost a month after the Battle of Saratoga had been won in October 1777. It would take four…

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Latest Interviews

Interview about Flight of the Pawnee with LTC Denny Gillem from Frontlines of Freedom

January 26, 2021 |

I was interviewed by the host of Frontlines of Freedom, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Denny Gillem earlier this month. The interview is part of Hour #2, Podcast #682 and…

Interview in the TEXAS JEWISH POST

December 20, 2020 |

In early December 2020, Deb Silverthorn from the Texas Jewish Post interviewed me. This is the link to the interview…. Retired Navy officer Marc Liebman debuts new novel

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Article from AERO Magazine (Hungarian) 

May 2021 - Száznegyven helikopter éles bevetésen | English Translation
Online: https://airbase.blog.hu/2021/06/07/tizennegy_nemzet_szaznegyven_helikopter

Articles from Military History Now.com

May 5th, 2021 - HMS Victorious - Meet the British Carrier that Joined the U.S. Navy in WW2

https://militaryhistorynow.com/2021/05/05/hms-victorious-meet-the-british-aircraft-carrier-that-joined-the-u-s-navy/

March 28th, 2021 - "U.S.S. Ranger - Meet the Only Original U.S. Carrier to Fight in the Atlantic"

https://militaryhistorynow.com/2021/03/28/uss-ranger-meet-the-only-original-u-s-fleet-carrier-to-fight-in-the-atlantic-in-ww2/

February 10th, 2021 - "The Thunderbirds Go to War"

https://militaryhistorynow.com/2021/02/10/flight-of-the-34th-inside-one-ww2-bomber-squadrons-trailblazing-voyage-from-the-u-s-to-north-africa/

January 19th, 2021 - "Wildcat versus the Zero - Resetting the Record" -

https://militaryhistorynow.com/2021/01/19/wildcat-vs-zero-how-americas-grumman-f4f-outfought-superior-japanese-warplanes/

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Reading Historical Fiction Often Leads to Reading History

Recently an organization asked me to speak on the hypothesis that is the title of this presentation. Many of the group’s members read historical fiction and this often spurs them to pick up books written about the events that provide the context of the novel. So, the question is why? While reading the CliffsNotes or Classics Illustrated comics is…

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