Military History Bookclub

Military History Bookclub: founded in early 2009 by three chaps who work at the University of Saskatchewan. There are eight current members. Currently Reading: The Forgotten Solider, by Guy Sajer. (The Forgotten Soldier, Fact or Fiction?) Next in Queue: A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1988), by Neil Sheehan. Completed: […]

Ivan’s War

Next up for our military book club is Ivan’s War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale (US edition, published by Henry Holt & Co.). Catherine Merridale is the author of the 2002 book Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia, a book that “explores Russian perceptions of death […]

Ivan’s War & The Forgotten Soldier

Next up for our military book club is Ivan’s War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale (US edition, published by Henry Holt & Co.). Catherine Merridale is the author of the 2002 book Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia, a book that “explores Russian perceptions of death […]