August 2020 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Thoughts on War Cover

Thoughts on War

Phillip S. Meilinger, University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 2020, 308 pages

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

August 7, 2020
Special Forces Berlin Cover

Special Forces Berlin

Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S. Army’s Elite, 1956-1990

James Stejskal, Casemate, Philadelphia, 2020, 336 pages

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

August 7, 2020
American Ascendant Cover

American Ascendant

The Rise of American Exceptionalism

Dennis M. Spragg, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2019, 432 pages

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

August 14, 2020
What Remains Cover

What Remains

Bringing America’s Missing Home from the Vietnam War

Sarah E. Wagner, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2019, 304 pages

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

August 14, 2020
Such Splendid Prisons Cover

Such Splendid Prisons

Diplomatic Detainment in America during World War II

Harvey Solomon, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2020, 360 pages

Book Review written by: Barry M. Stentiford, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

August 21, 2020
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A Bloodless Victory

The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory

Joseph F. Stoltz III, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2017, 192 pages

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

August 21, 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
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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