Fifteen American Wars

Twelve of Them Avoidable

by Eugene G. Windchy



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/14/2021

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 470
ISBN : 9781664174597
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 470
ISBN : 9781664174603
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 470
ISBN : 9781664174580

About the Book

The Hidden History of American Wars The assassination of Austria’s Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia, triggered World War I, an unprecedented catastrophe which led to Fascist and Communist states, World War II, anti-Communist wars in Korea and Vietnam, and a world bristling with nuclear missiles. Why do the history books tell us so little about the triggering event? Some do not even mention the assassination. Most leave the impression that the gunman was a lone wolf. In fact, sixteen men were convicted at trial. Not tried were the higher-ups outside of Bosnia in Serbia and Russia. This was a multinational operation involving cutouts, safe houses, and poison for suicides. The intent was to start a short European war, but it soon grew into a world war. Wars often begin in ways unknown. The American Civil War began when the Confederates fired on Fort Sumter. But did you know the fort was trying to surrender? Why was it fired upon?

About the Author

Eugene G. Windchy left the U.S. Information Agency’s Office of Policy to investigate the origin of the Vietnam War and wrote the book Tonkin Gulf. He next wrote New Republic’s analysis of the Pentagon Papers. Since then, he has written articles for the Washington Post, Nation, Washington Times, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, and other periodicals. A widower, Windchy resides in Centreville, Virginia.