August 2019 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The Secret War against Napoleon Cover

The Secret War against Napoleon

Britain’s Assassination Plot on the French Emperor

Tim Clayton, Pegasus Books, New York, 2018, 448 pages

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

August 2, 2019
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Redefining the Modern Military

The Intersection of Profession and Ethics

Edited by Nathan K. Finley and Tyrell O. Mayfield, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2018, 264 pages

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

August 2, 2019
War Flower Cover

War Flower

My Life after Iraq

Brooke King, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2019, 280 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Robert Sherrill, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 2, 2019
The Cold War Defense of the United States Cover

The Cold War Defense of the United States

Strategy, Weapon Systems, and Operations

John E. Bronson, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 272 pages

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

August 9, 2019
Unsung Heroes of the Dachau Trials Cover

Unsung Heroes of the Dachau Trials

The Investigative Work of the U.S. Army 7708 War Crimes Group, 1945-1947

John J. Dunphy, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2018, 188 pages

Book Review written by: John Kloeker, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 9, 2019
The 5th Marine Regiment Devil Dogs in World War I Cover

The 5th Marine Regiment Devil Dogs in World War I

A History and Roster

Michael A. Eggleston, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2016, 248 pages

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

August 16, 2019
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The Great Desert Escape

How the Flight of 25 German Prisoners of War Sparked One of the Largest Manhunts in American History

Keith Warren Lloyd, Lyons Press, Guilford, Connecticut, 2019, 251 pages

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

August 16, 2019
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Of Privacy and Power

The Transatlantic Struggle over Freedom and Security

Henry Farrell and Abraham L. Newman, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 2019, 248 pages

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

August 23, 2019
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Beyond the Quagmire

New Interpretations of the Vietnam War

Edited by Geoffrey W. Jensen and Matthew M. Stith, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 2019, 432 pages

Book Review written by: Frederick A. Baillergeon, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 23, 2019
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To Build as Well as Destroy

American Nation Building in South Vietnam

Andrew J. Gawthorpe, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2018, 258 pages

Book Review written by: Richard E. Berkebile, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 23, 2019
The Moscow Rules Cover

The Moscow Rules

The Secret CIA Tactics that Helped America Win the Cold War

Antonio J. and Jonna Mendez, with Matt Baglio; PublicAffairs, New York, 2019, 272 pages

Book Review written by: Kevin Rousseau, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 30, 2019