January 2020 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Adopting Mission Command Cover

Adopting Mission Command

Developing Leaders for a Superior Command Culture

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

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

January 3, 2020
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Undersea Warriors

The Untold History of the Royal Navy’s Secret Service

Iain Ballantyne, Pegasus Books, New York, 2019, 496 pages

Book Review written by: Dirk C. Blackdeer, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

January 3, 2020
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Inside the Hot Zone

A Soldier on the Front Lines of Biological Warfare

Mark G. Kortepeter, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2020, 336 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. George Hodge, U.S. Army, Retired, Lansing, Kansas

January 10, 2020
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The RAF and Tribal Control

Airpower and Irregular Warfare between the World Wars

Richard D. Newton, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2019, 240 pages

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

January 10, 2020
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Contested Territory

Dien Bien Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam

Christian C. Lentz, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2019, 352 pages

Book Review written by: Robert J. Thompson, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

January 17, 2020
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Containment in the Middle East

Ehud Eilam, Potomac, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2019, 216 pages

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

January 17, 2020
The War Criminal’s Son Cover

The War Criminal’s Son

The Civil War Saga of William A. Winder

Jane Singer, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2019, 312 pages

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

January 24, 2020
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The Top 100 Military Sites in America

L. Douglas Keeney, Lyons Press, Lanham, Maryland, 2018, 288 pages

Book Review written by: Col. James Kennedy, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

January 24, 2020
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The Russian Understanding of War

Blurring the Lines between War and Peace

Oscar Jonsson, Georgetown University Press, Washington, D.C., 2019, 208 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Timothy Thomas, U.S. Army, Retired, McLean, Virginia

January 31, 2020
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Navy SEALs

The Combat History of the Deadliest Warriors on the Planet

Don Mann and Lance Burton, Skyhorse, New York, 2019, 344 pages

Book Review written by: Dr. Paul Sanders, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

January 31, 2020