H.W. Crocker III

Historian and novelist H. W. Crocker III’s most recent book is Armstrong, a comic novel of George Armstrong Custer surviving the Battle of the Little Big Horn to become an anonymous, gun-slinging do-gooder in the West. It has just been published by Regnery Publishing.

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  • The Late, Great USA
    August 20, 2018

    The Late, Great USA

    Is anyone really surprised by New York governor Andrew Cuomo saying, “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great.” The Left has been saying that, if not quite so bluntly, for decades.

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  • Ubuntu!
    June 18, 2018


    William Murchison gets right to the point in his eloquent account of mainline Protestantism’s near-terminal degeneration, written poignantly from an Anglican’s perspective.

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  • October 16, 2017

    Great Cooptations

    Two politicians get conservative fundraisers’ juices flowing like no others. One, the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, was surely mourned as much by ambitious Richard Viguerie imitators as by teary-eyed, Camelot-addled liberals.

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  • Brief Mentions
    April 1994

    Brief Mentions

    The perfect gift for the armchair warrior. The Patton Mind traces the intellectual development of a "profane man of action" who, Roger Nye notes, "left behind the most complete record of exhaustive professional study of any World War II general—or any general in American history, for that matter."

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  • Almost an Idol
    November 1993

    Almost an Idol

    Why does the South adore Stonewall Jackson? He was not a particularly lovable man. And he was certainly not a romantic, dashing cavalier, like Jeb Stewart; a stainless aristocrat calmly daring all the odds, like Robert E. Lee; or even a wizard of the saddle, like Bedford Forrest.

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  • Men at War
    May 1993

    Men at War

    Southerners have a special feeling for the pathos of history. They know what it is like to have a lost cause, a history that might be gone with the wind but is still resonant and noble for all that.

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  • Golden Days of Yore
    February 1993

    Golden Days of Yore

    Richard Harding Davis exemplified the all-American ideal of Anglo-Saxon manhood—a chivalrous adventurer of spotless character and intentions, sporting, always in favor of the underdog, not too intellectual, and never without a clean starched shirt and a portable bathtub, no matter where his career as an intrepid reporter and war correspondent might take him.

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  • Bring Back the Iron Duke
    February 1991

    Bring Back the Iron Duke

    The United States was founded by white Anglo-Saxon Protestants and became the political, economic, and military leader of the free world under their guidance.

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  • September 1989

    How to 'Out G theG'

    Colonel David Hackworth's highest accolade is to call a man a "stud." He is certainly deserving of the moniker himself.

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  • December 1988

    Opposing the Disneyfiers

    Paul Fussell's enemies are "habitual euphemizers, professional dissimulators," and the "Disneyfiers of life." He is in favor of cojones, which is why he ends up in one of his essays liking the Indy 500 in spite of himself, comparing it favorably to the violence of the Falklands War, which is going on while he watches the cars racing past him.

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