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Cover Book Review Date Published
Across the Rhine Cover

Across the Rhine

January–May 1945

Simon Forty, Casemate, Philadelphia, 2020, 192 pages

Book Review written by: Robert J. Rielly, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 18, 2020
Navigating the C-124 Globemaster Cover

Navigating the C-124 Globemaster

In the Cockpit of America’s First Strategic Heavy-Lift Aircraft

Billy D. Higgins, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 219 pages

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

September 18, 2020
Scholars of Mayhem Cover

Scholars of Mayhem

My Father’s Secret War in Nazi-Occupied France

Daniel C. Guiet and Timothy K. Smith, Penguin Press, New York, 2019, 272 pages

Book Review written by: Jacob A. Mong, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 11, 2020
The First Day on the Eastern Front Cover

The First Day on the Eastern Front

Germany Invades the Soviet Union, June 22, 1941

Craig W. H. Luther, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2019, 504 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Jeffrey L. LaFace, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 11, 2020
The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914 Cover

The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

How Faulty Reconnaissance Exposed the Weakness of the Schlieffen Plan

Dennis Showalter, Joseph P. Robinson, and Janet A. Robinson, MacFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 225 pages

Book Review written by: Dr. Scott Stephenson, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 4, 2020
The USS Swordfish Cover

The USS Swordfish

The World War II Patrols of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese Ship

George J. Billy, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 234 pages

Book Review written by: Dirk C. Blackdeer, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 4, 2020
Final Battles of Patton’s Vanguard Cover

Final Battles of Patton’s Vanguard

The United States Army Fourth Armored Division, 1945–1946

Don M. Fox, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2020, 319 pages

Book Review written by: Jesse McIntyre III, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 28, 2020
Kim Jong Un and the Bomb Cover

Kim Jong Un and the Bomb

Survival and Deterrence in North Korea

Ankit Panda, Oxford University Press, New York, 2020, 416 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. George Hodge, U.S. Army, Retired, Olathe, Kansas

August 28, 2020