Featured Book Reviews

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Strategy Cover

Strategy

A History

Lawrence Freedman, Oxford University Press, New York 2013, 768 pages

Book Review written by: John G. Breen, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 21, 2017
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Strategic Advising in Foreign Assistance

A Practical Guide

Nadia Gerspacher, Kumarian Press, Sterling, Virginia, 2016, 171 pages

Book Review written by: Capt. Colin Marcum, U.S. Army, Fort Bliss, Texas

April 21, 2017
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War, States, and Contention

A Comparative Historical Study

Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2015, 328 pages

Book Review written by: David A. Anderson, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 21, 2017
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The Chosen Few

A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of Afghanistan

Gregg Zoroya, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2017, 400 pages

Book Review written by: Steve Leonard, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

April 21, 2017
Consequence Cover

Consequence

A Memoir

Eric Fair, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2016, 256 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. John T. Miller, U.S. Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

April 21, 2017
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The American South and the Vietnam War

Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Joseph A. Fry, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2015, 456 pages

Book Review written by: John H. Barnhill, PhD, Houston

April 21, 2017
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Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow

The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950

John M. Curatola, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2015, 236 pages

Book Review written by: Thomas E. Ward II, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 21, 2017
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The General and the Genius

Groves and Oppenheimer—the Unlikely Partnership That Built the Atom Bomb

James Kunetka, Regnery Publishing, Washington, D.C., 2015, 480 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Leroy L. Cisneros, U.S. Army, Los Alamitos, California

April 21, 2017
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Among the Headhunters

An Extraordinary World War II Story of Survival in the Burmese Jungle

Robert Lyman, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2016, 288 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Joe M. Schotzko, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 21, 2017
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The West Point History of World War II, Volume 1

United States Military Academy, eds. Clifford J. Rogers, Ty Seidule, and Steve R. Waddell, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2016, 352 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Jonathan P. Klug, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 21, 2017