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April 2018 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Why Spy? Cover

Why Spy?

The Art of Intelligence

Brian Stewart and Samantha Newbery, Hurst, London, 2015, 288 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. John H. Modinger, PhD, U.S. Air Force, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 6, 2018
Way of the Reaper Cover

Way of the Reaper

My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper

Nicholas Irving with Gary Brozek, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2016, 304 pages

Book Review written by: Capt. James F. Buckley, U.S. Navy, Retired, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

April 6, 2018
The Civil War Missouri Compendium Cover

The Civil War Missouri Compendium

Almost Unabridged

Joseph W. McCoskrie Jr. and Brian Warren, The History Press, Charleston, South Carolina, 2017, 242 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Edwin L. Kennedy Jr., U.S. Army, Retired, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

April 6, 2018
Boko Haram Cover

Boko Haram

The History of an African Jihadist Movement

Alexander Thurston, Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 2017, 352 pages

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

April 13, 2018
The General Who Wore Six Stars Cover

The General Who Wore Six Stars

The Inside Story of John C. H. Lee

Hank H. Cox, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2018, 280 pages

Book Review written by: Thomas E. Hanson, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 13, 2018
Bloodstained Sands Cover

Bloodstained Sands

U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War II

Michael G. Walling, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2017, 448 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Paul G. Schlimm, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 13, 2018
Essence of Desperation Cover

Essence of Desperation

Counterinsurgency Doctrine as the Solution to War-Fighting Failures

Bryan Riddle, Lexington Books, Boston, 2018, 170 pages

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

April 20, 2018
A Military History of Afghanistan Cover

A Military History of Afghanistan

From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror

Ali Ahmad Jalali, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2017, 656 pages

Book Review written by: Lindsay H. Gudridge, Fort Gordon, Georgia

April 20, 2018
World War I on Film Cover

World War I on Film

English Language Releases Through 2014

Paul M. Edwards, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2016, 276 pages

Book Review written by: Steven C. Wiegers, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

April 20, 2018
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The Last 100 Days

FDR at War and at Peace

Bryan Riddle, Lexington Books, Boston, 2018, 170 pages

Book Review written by: David D. Haught, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

April 27, 2018
Panzers East and West Cover

Panzers East and West

The German 10th SS Panzer Division from the Eastern Front to Normandy

Dieter Stenger, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2017, 400 pages

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

April 27, 2018
The Flying Tigers Cover

The Flying Tigers

The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War against Japan

Sam Kleiner, Viking, New York, 2018, 304 pages

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

April 27, 2018
Major General Israel Putnam Cover

Major General Israel Putnam

Hero of the American Revolution

Robert Ernest Hubbard, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2017, 256 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Wesley L. Girvin, U.S. Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

April 27, 2018