December 2019 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Always at War Cover

Always at War

Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62

Melvin G. Deaile, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2018, 328 pages

Book Review written by: William E. Kelly, PhD, Auburn, Alabama

December 6, 2019
The Life of Alcibiades Cover

The Life of Alcibiades

Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens

Jacqueline de Romilly, translated by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2019, 228 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Andrew H Lanier IV, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

December 6, 2019
The Greatest of All Leathernecks Cover

The Greatest of All Leathernecks

John Archer Lejeune and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps

Joseph Arthur Simon, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2019, 368 pages

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

December 12, 2019
Early U.S. Navy Carrier Raids, February–April 1942 Cover

Early U.S. Navy Carrier Raids, February–April 1942

Five Operations That Tested a New Dimension of American Air Power

David Lee Russell, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 207 pages

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

December 20, 2019
The Mathews Men Cover

The Mathews Men

Seven Brothers and the War against Hitler’s U-boats

William Geroux, Viking, New York, 2016, 400 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Eric O. Schacht, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

December 20, 2019
Formula for Failure in Vietnam Cover

Formula for Failure in Vietnam

The Folly of Limited Warfare

William Hamilton, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 173 pages

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

December 27, 2019