Book Reviews 2019

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America
December 31
Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusades
December 29
Marketing the Blue and Gray: Newspaper Advertising and the American Civil War
December 27
Churchill's Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War
December 25
Polis Histories, Collective Memories and the Greek World
December 23
Partisans, Guerillas, and Irregulars: Historical Archaeology of Asymmetric Warfare
December 21
Atlas of the Blitzkrieg: 1939-41
December 19
Operations of the Armée du Nord: 1815: The Analysis - Vol. V
December 17
Misfire: The Tragic Failure of the M16 in Vietnam
December 15
An East Texas Family’s Civil War: The Letters of Nancy and William Whatley, May–December 1862
December 13
Understanding Greek Warfare
December 11
Emperor: A New Life of Charles V
December 09
MacArthur’s Air Force: American Airpower Over the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-1951
December 07
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth
December 05
Admiral Gorshkov: The Man Who Challenged the U.S. Navy
December 03
The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources
December 01
Politician in Uniform: General Lew Wallace and the Civil War
November 27
The Origin of Empire: Rome from the Republic to Hadrian
November 25
The Origin of Empire: Rome from the Republic to Hadrian
November 25
Coalition Strategy and the End of the First World War: The Supreme War Council and War Planning, 1917-1918
November 23
Attila the Hun: Arch-Enemy of Rome
November 21
Held in Highest Esteem by All: the Civil War Letters of William B. Chilvers, 95th Illinois Infantry
November 19
A History of the Roman Equestrian Order
November 17
Cover Name: Dr. Rantzau
November 15
Leonidas Polk: Warrior Bishop of the Confederacy
November 13
British Cruiser Warfare: The Lessons of the Early War 1939-1941
November 09
Hell in the Trenches: Austro-Hungarian Stormtroopers and Italian Arditi in the Great War
November 07
Legion versus Phalanx: The Epic Struggle for Infantry Supremacy in the Ancient World
November 05
So Close to Freedom: A World War II Story of Peril and Betrayal in the Pyrenees
November 03
Alabamians in Blue: Freedmen, Unionists, and the Civil War in the Cotton State
November 01
Hunter Liggett: A Soldier's General
October 30
Harnessing the Airplane: American and British Cavalry Responses to a New Technology, 1903-1939
October 28
In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World
October 26
Of Islands, Ports and Sea Lanes: Africa and the Indian Ocean in the Second World War
October 24
The Vicksburg Assaults, May 19-22, 1863
October 22
The Great War in the Middle East: A Clash of Empires
October 20
The Early Roman Expansion into Italy: Elite Negotiation and Family Agendas
October 18
George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
October 16
Life In Jefferson Davis' Navy
October 14
German Submarine U-1105 "Black Panther": The Naval Archaeology of a U-boat
October 12
In the Eye of the Storm: George V and the Great War
October 10
Nero: Emperor and Court
October 08
Nero: Emperor and Court
October 08
Tidal Wave: From Leyte Gulf to Tokyo Bay
October 06
British Blockade Runners in the American Civil War
October 04
Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934
October 03
Augustus at War: The Struggle for the Pax Augusta
October 01
Selling Sea Power: Public Relations and the U.S. Navy, 1917-1941
September 29
In God's Presence: Chaplains, Missionaries, and Religious Space during the American Civil War
September 27
A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919
September 25
The Emperor in the Byzantine World: Papers of the Forty-Seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies
September 23
Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order
September 19
Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order
September 19
Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II
September 17
The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy
September 15
The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered: Negotiating the Peripheries
September 13
The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914: How Faulty Reconnaissance Exposed the Weakness of the Schlieffen Plan
September 11
The Half-Shilling Curate: A Personal Account Of War & Faith 1914-1918
September 09
Southern Gambit: Cornwallis and the British March to Yorktown
September 07
Admiral John S. McCain and the Triumph of Naval Air Power
September 05
Antony and Cleopatra
September 03
Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War
August 31
Revolutionary France's War of Conquest in the Rhineland: Conquering the Natural Frontier, 1792-1797
August 29
Women's War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War
August 27
War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century
August 25
Armies of the Late Roman Empire AD 284 to 476: History, Organization & Equipment
August 23
Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War
August 21
Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium
August 19
Hitting the Military History Trail: VFW's Travel Guide to Battlefields, Museums, & Historic Sites
August 17
Painting War: George Plante's Combat Art in World War II
August 15
Unknown Conflicts of the Second World War: Forgotten Fronts
August 13
Major General George H. Sharpe and The Creation of American Military Intelligence in the Civil War
August 11
The Mediterranean Double-Cross System, 1941-1945
August 10
The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy
August 08
America's School for War: Fort Leavenworth, Officer Education, and Victory in World War II
August 07
The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
August 05
Freeing Mussolini: Dismantling the Skorzeny Myth in the Gran Sasso Raid
August 04
A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery
August 02
African Americans and American Indians in the Revolutionary War
August 01
Winston Churchill: At War and Thinking of War before 1939
July 30
A Forgotten Front: Florida during the Civil War Era
July 28
Landing in Hell: The Pyrrhic Victory of the First Marine Division on Peleliu, 1944
July 26
The Confederate Yellow Fever Conspiracy: The Germ Warfare Plot of Luke Pryor Blackburn, 1864-1865
July 24
Never in Finer Company: The Men of the Great War's Lost Battalion
July 22
Engines of Rebellion: Confederate Ironclads and Steam Engineering in the American Civil War
July 19
Meuse-Argonne Diary: A Division Commander in World War I
July 18
The Army of the Cumberland: Organization, Strength, Casualties, 1862-1865
July 16
Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy
July 14
Maryland, My Maryland: Music and Patriotism during the American Civil War
July 12
Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye: Keeping Spain out of World War II
July 10
America's "Foreign Legion": Immigrant Soldiers in the Great War
July 08
The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies
July 06
Silver State Dreadnought: The Remarkable Story of Battleship Nevada
July 04
Great Battles: Ypres
July 03
The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846-1876
July 02
Air Group Commander Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway
June 30
Travel On Southern Antebellum Railroads, 1828-1860
June 28
The Plight of Rome in the Fifth Century AD
June 26
Slavery in the North: Forgetting History and Recovering Memory
June 24
Snapdragon: The World War II Exploits of Darby's Ranger and Combat Photographer Phil Stern
June 23
Thomas Ewing Jr.: Frontier Lawyer and Civil War General
June 21
Spying for Wellington: British Military Intelligence in the Peninsular War
June 19
The Roman Empire in Late Antiquity: A Political and Military History
June 17
Civil War Writing: New Perspectives on Iconic Texts
June 14
The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German Codebreaking, 1939–45
June 12
The Holy Roman Empire: A Short History
June 10
Jean Gabin: The Actor Who Was France
June 08
L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution
June 05
Before the Battlecruiser: The Big Cruiser in the World's Navies, 1865-1910
June 03
Holding the Line on the River of Death: Union Mounted Forces at Chickamauga, September 18, 1863
June 01
The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines
May 30
Haig's Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin – Ireland's Forgotten General
May 28
The Life of John André: The Redcoat Who Turned Benedict Arnold
May 26
Writing History with Lightning: Cinematic Representations of Nineteenth-Century America
May 24
The Italian Wars, 1494-1559: War, State, and Society in Early Modern Europe
May 22
The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History
May 20
Lucius Verus and the Roman Defence of the East
May 18
Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement
May 16
The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid Through Mississippi
May 14
The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915
May 12
A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution
May 10
Constantine XI Dragaš Palaeologus (1404–1453): The Last Emperor of Byzantium
May 08
Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force: A B-24 Pilot's Missions from Italy during World War II
May 06
“The Gallant Sims”: A Civil War Hero Rediscovered
May 02
Imperial Germany and War, 1871-1918
April 30
After Jutland: The Naval War in Northern European Waters, June 1916–November 1918
April 26
The Philosophy of War Films
April 24
Masters of Mayhem: Lawrence of Arabia and the British Military Mission to the Hejaz
April 22
"The Man Who Took the Rap": Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of Singapore
April 20
Churchill's Thin Grey Line: British Merchant Ships at War 1939–1945
April 18
Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians
April 16
Drawing Fire: A Pawnee, Artist, and Thunderbird in World War II
April 14
An Aide to Custer: The Civil War Letters of Lt. Edward G. Granger
April 12
How the Navy Won the War: The Real Instrument of Victory, 1914-1918
April 10
The Medal of Honor: The Evolution of America's Highest Military Decoration
April 08
The Dutch Resistance Revealed: The Inside Story of Courage and Betrayal
April 06
African American Officers in Liberia: A Pestiferous Rotation, 1910–1942
April 04
Andrew Foote: Civil War Admiral on Western Waters
April 02
Pershing's Tankers: Personal Accounts of the AEF Tank Corps in World War I
March 31
Voices of the Code Breakers - Personal Accounts of the Secret Heroes of World War II
March 29
Disputed Victory: Schley, Sampson and the Spanish-American War of 1898
March 27
A British Lion in Zululand: Sir Garnet Wolseley in South Africa
March 25
Peace at Last: A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918
March 23
Heavy Laden: Union Veterans, Psychological Illness, and Suicide
March 21
The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945
March 17
Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Augustan Rome: Rhetoric, Criticism and Historiography
March 15
Joshua Barney: Hero of the Revolution and 1812
March 13
Mussolini and Hitler: The Forging of the Fascist Alliance
March 11
'War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War'
March 09
The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War
March 07
White Hat: The Military Career of Captain William Philo Clark
March 05
Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898
March 03
Rome and the Making of a World State, 150 BCE-20 CE
March 01
Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-1916
February 27
A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose
February 25
1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga
February 24
Joining Hitler's Crusade: European Nations and the Invasion of the Soviet Union, 1941
February 21
1863: Lincoln's Pivotal Year
February 19
A British Profession of Arms: The Politics of Command in the Late Victorian Army
February 17
The Kongo Kingdom: The Origins, Dynamics and Cosmopolitan Culture of an African Polity
February 15
Septimius Severus in Scotland: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer of the Scots
February 13
De Gaulle
February 11
Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals
February 09
Armies of Early Colonial North America 1607–1713: History, Organization and Uniforms
February 07
Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
February 05
The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire
February 03
Futile Exercise?: The British Army's Preparations for War 1902-1914
February 01
The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers 1356
January 30
African Americans and the Pacific War, 1941-1945: Race, Nationality, and the Fight for Freedom
January 28
Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas
January 26
War by Numbers: Understanding Conventional Combat
January 24
Sparta: Fall of a Warrior Nation
January 22
The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century
January 20
Napoleon's 1796 Italian Campaign
January 18
The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger
January 16
Ironclad Captains of the Civil War
January 14
Clouds above the Hill: A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War
January 12
Thucydides on Strategy: Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War and Their Relevance Today
January 10
The Forgotten Dead: The True Story of Operation Tiger, and the Disastrous Rehearsal for D-Day
January 08
Bataan Survivor: A POW’s Account of Japanese Captivity in World War II
January 06
A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut's Civil War
January 04
MacArthur's Coalition: US and Australian Military Operations in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945
January 02



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