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December 2017 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Midnight in the Pacific Cover

Midnight in the Pacific

Guadalcanal: The World War II Battle that Turned the Tide of War

Joseph Wheelan, Da Capo Press, Boston, 2017, 400 pages

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

December 1, 2017
In the Warlord’s Shadow Cover

In the Warlord’s Shadow

Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight against the Taliban

Daniel R Green, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2017, 304 pages

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

December 8, 2017
Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans Cover

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

The Battle that Shaped America’s Destiny

Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, Sentinel, New York, 2017, 288 pages

Book Review written by: John Kloeker, U.S. Army, Retired, Wilder, Kentucky

December 8, 2017
Hornet 33 Cover

Hornet 33

Memoir of a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

Ed Denny, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2016, 296 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Ray Williams, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

December 15, 2017
Passchendaele Cover

Passchendaele

The Lost Victory of World War I

Nick Lloyd, Basic Books, New York, 2017, 464 pages

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

December 15, 2017
We Were Going to Win, or Die There Cover

We Were Going to Win, or Die There

With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan

Roy H. Elrod, edited by Fred H. Allison, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 2017, 320 pages

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

December 15, 2017
Doctors at War Cover

Doctors at War

Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Mark de Rond, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2017, 176 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Jason E. Pelletier, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

December 22, 2017
America and the Great War Cover

America and the Great War

Margaret Wagner, Bloomsbury Press, New York, 2017, 384 pages

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

December 22, 2017
Marked for Death Cover

Marked for Death

The First War in the Air

James Hamilton-Paterson, Pegasus Books, New York, 2016, 416 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Jacob A. Mong, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

December 29, 2017
Operation Fall Weiss Cover

Operation Fall Weiss

German Paratroopers in the Poland Campaign, 1939

Stephan Janzyk, translated by Susan Haynes-Huber, Pen and Sword, Barnsley, United Kingdom, 2017, 184 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Timothy Heck, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

December 29, 2017
War by Numbers Cover

War by Numbers

Understanding Conventional Combat

Christopher A. Lawrence, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2017, 390 pages

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

December 29, 2017