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‘21st Century Sims’: How a relatively junior officer forced needed change in the Navy

When French novelist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr uttered the immortal words, "the more things change, the more they remain the same," he probably didn't have the military in mind. However, the written works of Admiral William S. Sims, commander of United States naval forces in Europe during World War I, remind us that this dictum, in fact, often holds true in military affairs.

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The novels Winston Churchill read while winning his part of World War II

If people tell you they don’t have time to read for pleasure, here are some of the books Winston Churchill read while leading the West during World War II.

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