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August 2018 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
To Dare More Boldly Cover

To Dare More Boldly

The Audacious Story of Political Risk

John C Hulsman, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 2018, 344 pages

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

August 3, 2018
Illusions of Victory Cover

Illusions of Victory

The Anbar Awakening and the Rise of the Islamic State

Carter Malkasian, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017, 280 pages

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

August 3, 2018
1918

1918

Winning the War, Losing the War

Matthias Strohn, Osprey Books, New York, 2018, 304 pages

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

August 10, 2018
Behind the Lawrence Legend

Behind the Lawrence Legend

The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt

Philip Walker, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2018, 284 pages

Book Review written by: Kevin Rousseau, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 10, 2018
A Prisoner’s Duty

A Prisoner’s Duty

Great Escapes in U.S. Military History

Robert C. Doyle, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2016, 400 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Kevin Lee Watson, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

August 10, 2018
Rear Admiral Larry Chambers, USN

Rear Admiral Larry Chambers, USN

First African American to Command an Aircraft Carrier

Ric Murphy, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2017, 228 pages

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

August 17, 2018
The Greatest Medal of Honor Stories Ever Told

The Greatest Medal of Honor Stories Ever Told

Edited by Thomas P. McCarthy, Lyons Press, Lanham, Maryland, 2018, 272 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Edward D. Jennings, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 17, 2018
Motivation in War

Motivation in War

The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe

Ilya Berkovich, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2017, 292 pages

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

August 17, 2018
Old Hickory

Old Hickory

The 30th Division: The Top-Rated American Infantry Division in Europe in World War II

Robert W. Baumer, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2017, 584 pages

Book Review written by: Christopher M. Rein, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 24, 2018
Anatomy of a Campaign

Anatomy of a Campaign

The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940

John Kiszely, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2017, 390 pages

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

August 24, 2018
Patton’s First Victory

Patton’s First Victory

How General George Patton Turned the Tide in North Africa and Defeated the Afrika Korps at El Guettar

Leo Barron, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2017, 312 pages

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

August 24, 2018
Long Term Outcomes of Military Service

Long Term Outcomes of Military Service

The Health and Well-Being of Aging Veterans

Edited by Avron Spiro, Richard A. Settersten Jr., and Carolyn M. Aldwin, American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., 2017, 306 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Chris Heatherly, U.S. Army, Wiesbaden, Germany

August 31, 2018
These Rugged Days

These Rugged Days

Alabama in the Civil War

John S. Sledge, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2017, 296 pages

Book Review written by: Christopher M. Rein, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 31, 2018