1. Special Operations Oral History Project: Interview with Major Joe Cook, Part I

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    From the archives of the Special Operations Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs…

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    • Special Operations Oral History Project: Interview with Gary Mastroleo, Part III

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      From the archives of the Special Operations Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs…

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      • Special Operations Oral History Project: Interview with Gary Mastroleo II

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        From the archives of the Special Operations Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs…

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        • Special Operations Oral History Project: Interview with Gary Mastroleo

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          From the archives of the Special Operations Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs…

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          • Imperial Rivalry with the Russian Empire - Professor Kathleen Burk - Gresham College Lectures

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            During the nineteenth century, Great Britain and Russia engaged in what was termed the 'Great Game', which were confrontations in Central Asia and particularly on the north-west frontier…

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            • Britain and Germany: From ally to enemy - Professor Kathleen Burk - Gresham College Lectures

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              As France was the traditional enemy, Germany was the traditional ally, a relationship tightened by royal links. Then, in the late nineteenth century, Germany demanded 'a place in the sun'?,…

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              • At War with the French: Louis XIV and Napoleon - Professor Kathleen Burk - Gresham College Lectures

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                Both Louis XIV in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries and Napoleon in the nineteenth made France the most powerful country on the Continent. Indeed, Napoleon can be considered the first…

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                • At War with the French: The Hundred Years' War - Professor Kathleen Burk - Gresham College Lectures

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                  At the outset, the English Crown ruled over tracts of territory in what is now France. By means of the Hundred Years' War from 1337 to 1453, the French essentially expelled Britain from the Continent.…

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                  • A Volunteer Military or a Draft? - Vietnam War and the Draft

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                    Milton Friedman speaks out against the draft, and Richard Nixon is elected president in part due to his campaign promise to end the draft. Historically, the rights of citizenship and the obligations…

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                    • A Volunteer Military or a Draft? - Main Video Preview

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                      Historically, the rights of citizenship and the obligations of military service have often been linked—from the city-states of ancient Greece to the nation-states of 19th century Europe. A significant…

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