Roger J. Spiller

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Roger J. Spiller retired as the George C. Marshall Distinguished Professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He is the first George C. Marshall Distinguished Professor of History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Spiller is a noted author and editor who recently wrote In the School of War, released in 2010. 

Articles by this Contributor

November 1989

Walt Whitman said, “The real war will never get in the books.” The critic and writer Paul Fussell feels that the same sanitizing of history that went on after the 1860s has erased the national memory of what World War II was really like.

May/june 1990

December 1991

A MEMOIR OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Seeking the answer to a simple and terrible question: What was it like?

February/March 1992

When Colin Powell noticed a couple of alleys named for the 9th and 10th Cavalries, he thought these black regiments deserved a better memorial

May/June 1998

February/March 1999

Why World War II is so difficult to get right on the screen—and the movies that do it best

February/March 2001

It's the tenth anniversary of the Gulf War. America certainly didn't lose, but what else do we know about it?