February 2020 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Adopting Mission Command Cover

Chinese Communist Espionage

An Intelligence Primer

Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2019, 384 pages

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

February 7, 2020
Adopting Mission Command Cover

The Way of the Eagle

Charles J. Biddle, Casemate, Havertown, Pennsylvania, 2016, 348 pages

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

February 7, 2020
Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front Cover

Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front

America Airmen behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance

Serhii Plokhy, Oxford University Press, New York, 2019, 360 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. James D. Crabtree, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 14, 2020
Approaching Civil War and Southern History Cover

Approaching Civil War and Southern History

William J. Cooper, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2019, 200 pages

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

February 14, 2020
The Lessons of Tragedy Cover

The Lessons of Tragedy

Statecraft and World Order

Hal Brands and Charles Edel, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2019, 216 pages

Book Review written by: Robert D. Spessert, Fort Gordon, Georgia

February 21, 2020
Seabee 71 in Chu Lai Cover

Seabee 71 in Chu Lai

Memoir of a Navy Journalist with a Mobile Construction Battalion, 1967

David H. Lyman, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2019, 240 pages

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

February 21, 2020
From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay Cover

From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay

The Memoirs of Captain J. R. Ritter, Seabee Commander during the Pacific War, 1942-1945

Edited by Jonathan Templin Ritter, University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 2019, 201 pages

Book Review written by: Eric O. Schacht, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 28, 2020
Kangaroo Squadron Cover

Kangaroo Squadron

American Courage in the Darkest Days of World War II

Bruce Gamble, Da Capo Press, New York, 2018, 416 pages

Book Review written by: David S. Pierson, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

February 28, 2020