“The Moon is Down” (1942) by John Steinbeck

“The Moon is Down” (1942) by John Steinbeck

Although a work of fiction The Moon is Down is both an excellent example of a great piece of successful wartime propaganda that should be of interest to historians as well as of a writer understanding his target audience far better than the critics. A short book at...
“Killing Rommel” (2008) by Steven Pressfield

“Killing Rommel” (2008) by Steven Pressfield

It must first be pointed out that this is not a factual book; it is a novel and, as such, is an unusual selection to be on Military Matters, which generally deals with factual sources. The reason for its inclusion is that Pressfield manages to convey something in this...