This study of a single enigmatic building tells a broader story of modern American history, from the eve of World War II to the new wars of the twenty-first century. Vogel has crafted a dazzling work of military social history that merits comparison with the best works of David Halberstam or David McCullough - Book Passage.
Vogel is a veteran military reporter for The Washington Post. His coverage of the war in Afghanistan was part of a package of The Washington Post stories selected as a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize.
Steve Vogel is a veteran reporter for The Washington Post with long experience covering the U.S. military, including the war in Iraq. His coverage of the war in Afghanistan was part of a package of Washington Post stories selected as a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize. He covered the September 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon and subsequently reported on the buildingâ€™s reconstruction.