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Featured Book Reviews

Cover Book Review Date Published
Alone against Hitler Cover

Alone against Hitler

Kurt Von Schuschnigg’s Fight to Save Austria from The Nazis

Jack Bray, Prometheus Books, Lanham, Maryland, 336 pages

Book Review written by: Brian Allen, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 30, 2021
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Churchill’s Band of Brothers

WWII’s Most Daring D-Day Mission and the Hunt to Take Down Hitler’s Fugitive War Criminals

Damien Lewis, Citadel Press, New York, 2021, 400 pages

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

July 23, 2021
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Say Nothing

A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe, Doubleday, New York, 2019, 464 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Rick Chersicla, U.S. Army, San Antonio

July 16, 2021
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The Stuff of Soldiers

A History of the Red Army in World War II through Objects

Brandon M. Schechter, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2019, 344 pages

Book Review written by: James D. Crabtree, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 9, 2021
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Shadow on the Mountain

A Yazidi Memoir of Terror, Resistance and Hope

Shaker Jeffrey and Katharine Holstein, Da Capo Press, New York, 2020, 320 pages

Book Review written by: David S. Pierson, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

July 2, 2021
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In God’s Presence

Chaplains, Missionaries, and Religious Space during the Civil War

Benjamin L. Miller, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2019, 264 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Stephen S. Harvey, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

June 25, 2021
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I Marched with Patton

A Firsthand Account of World War II alongside One of the U.S. Army’s Greatest Generals

Frank Sisson and Robert L. Wise, William Morrow, New York, 2020, 304 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Leland Waldrup, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

June 18, 2021
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The Bomber Mafia

A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War

Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2021, 256 pages

Book Review written by: John M. Curatola, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

June 18, 2021
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Beyond Valor

A World War II Story of Extraordinary Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race against Time

Jon Erwin and William Doyle, Nelson Books, Nashville, 2020, 240 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Robert B. Haines, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

June 11, 2021
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Churchill’s Hellraisers

The Thrilling Secret WW2 Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis, Citadel Press, New York, 2020, 416 pages

Book Review written by: Eric McGraw, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

June 4, 2021