Daniel Patrick Bolger

Assistant Teaching Professor

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Biography

Prior to teaching history at N.C. State University, I served 35 years in the U.S. Army.

Teaching and Research Interests

Military history

Russian history

Cold War history

Courses:

HI 335 The World at War

HI 337 Spy vs. Spy:  Cold War Intelligence

HI 338  Soviet Russia

HI 451 The Vietnam War

HI 498  Individual Study

LPS 400 Military Leadership

Projects

(Draft course) HI 339 The Russian Empire



Publications

The Panzer Killers: The Untold Story of a Fighting General and His Spearhead Tank Division’s Charge into the Third Reich. New York City, New York: Dutton Caliber (Penguin Random House LLC), 2020.


Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided. New York City, New York: Da Capo Press, 2017.


Why We Lost:  A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.  New York City, New York:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014


Death Ground: Today's American Infantry in Battle.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 2000.


The Battle for Hunger Hill: The 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment at the Joint Readiness Training Center.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 1997.


Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 1995.


Leavenworth Papers Number 19: Scenes from an Unfinished War: Low-Intensity Conflict in Korea, 1966-1969.  Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Combat Studies Institute, 1991.


Feast of Bones: A Novel.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 1990.


Americans at War 1975-1986: An Era of Violent Peace.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 1988.

 

Dragons at War:  2-34th Infantry in the Mojave.  Novato, California:  Presidio Press, 1986.


Education

  • BA in History from The Citadel, 1978
  • MA in Russian History from University of Chicago, 1986
  • PhD in Russian History from University of Chicago, 1986