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February 2018 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The Ethics of War Cover

The Ethics of War

Essays

Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward and Samuel C. Rickless, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017, 304 pages

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

February 2, 2018
Tin Can Titans Cover

Tin Can Titans

The Heroic Men and Ships of World War II’s Most Decorated Navy Destroyer Squadron

John Wukovits, Da Capo Press, Boston, 2017, 352 pages

Book Review written by: Robert M. Brown, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 2, 2018
The Strange Case of “The Angels of Mons” Cover

The Strange Case of “The Angels of Mons”

Arthur Machen’s World War I Story, the Insistent Believers, and His Refutations

Richard J. Bleiler, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2015, 244 pages

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

February 9, 2018
The CASSIA Spy Ring in World War II Austria Cover

The CASSIA Spy Ring in World War II Austria

A History of the OSS’s Maier-Messner Group

C. Turner, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2017, 240 pages

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

February 9, 2018
The Good Occupation Cover

The Good Occupation

American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace

Susan L. Carruthers, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2016, 400 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Terrance M. Portman, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 9, 2018
Churchill and the Dardanelles Cover

Churchill and the Dardanelles

Christopher M. Bell, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017, 464 pages

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

February 16, 2018
Prisoner of the Swiss Cover

Prisoner of the Swiss

A World War II Airman’s Story

Daniel Culler and Rob Morris, Casemate, Philadelphia, 2017, 144 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Charles David Ausman, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 16, 2018
21st Century Gorshkov Cover

21st Century Gorshkov

The Challenge of Sea Power in the Modern Era

Edited by Kevin Rowlands, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis Maryland, 2017, 192 pages

Book Review written by: Richard T. Anderson, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 16, 2018
Elite Warriors Cover

Elite Warriors

Special Operations Forces from Around the World

Edited by Ruslan Pukhov and Christopher Marsh, East View Press, Minneapolis, 2017, 263 pages

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

February 23, 2018
The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest Cover

The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1861–1865

John R. Scales, Savas Beatie, El Dorado Hills, CA, 2017, 480 pages

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

February 23, 2018
The Allies Strike Back Cover

The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943

The War in the West, Volume Two

James Holland, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 2017, 720 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Eric M. Walters, U.S. Marine Corps, Retired, Fort Lee, Virginia

February 23, 2018