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American Terrorist: Timothy McVeigh and the Tragedy at Oklahoma City

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2003

    Interesting insight.

    I read this book when it first came out. Bought the day he was executed. It's easy to pass him off as a crazy extremist but when looked at closer, the story is very interesting and provides great insight into the mind of a model soldier who had been dehumanized by war in desert storm and came back and did what he was trained to do to attempt to change what he deemed evil and corrupt. I don't agree with what he did but I wanted to get to know who the person was that was being killed by the United States. The book provides good insight into what he saw in Desert Storm and how his experiences could lead him to be dehumanized enough to commit such a crime against humanity. Read it and learn some things.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2003

    True and to the point

    I thought this book was amazing. It let us see why he did what he did.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2002

    Very Well Written!

    The book is very well written, the beginning drags when it begins to talk about McVeighs childhood but that goes by quickly. The book will take you step by step by step in McVeigh's mind on why the United States needed to be punished... I read this book 3 times in one week. The thing I couldn't believe was how much me and McVeigh have in common- we both were in the army, we both had the same experiences at the SAME boot camp, 'FORT BENNING' - we both felt similar likes and dislikes about boot camp.

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