May 2020 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The Second Colorado Cavalry Cover

The Second Colorado Cavalry

A Civil War Regiment on the Great Plains

Christopher M. Rein, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 2020, 288 pages

Book Review written by: James D. Crabtree, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

May 1, 2020
The Patriot’s Creed Cover

The Patriot’s Creed

Inspiration and Advice for Living a Heroic Life

Kris Paronto, Center Street, New York, 2019, 256 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Robert B. Haines, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

May 1, 2020
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Surviving the United Nations

The Unexpected Challenge

Robert Bruce Adolph, New Academia, Washington, D.C., 2020, 340 pages

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

May 8, 2020
Life and Death in the Battle of Britain Cover

Life and Death in the Battle of Britain

Edited by Carl Warner, Imperial War Museum, London, 2018, 176 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. David Rousseau, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

May 8, 2020
An Incipient Mutiny Cover

An Incipient Mutiny

The Story of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Pilot Revolt

Dwight R. Messimer, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2020, 328 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Dean A. Nowowiejski, PhD, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

May 15, 2020
West Germany and the Iron Curtain Cover

West Germany and the Iron Curtain

Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Astrid M. Eckert, Oxford University Press, New York, 2019, 444 pages

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

May 15, 2020
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Pursuing the Honorable

Reawakening Honor in the Modern Military

Justin M. Anderson and Kenneth W. McDonald, Lexington Books, Lexingon, Kentucky, 2019, 148 pages

Response to book review: Justin M. Anderson and Kenneth W. McDonald

Response from original reviewer: 1st Sgt. Bryant Macfarlane, U.S. Army, Retired

May 15, 2020
The Soul of an American President Cover

The Soul of an American President

The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Faith

Alan Sears, Craig Osten, and Ryan Cole, Baker Books, Ada, Michigan, 2019, 240 pages

Book Review written by: Mike Bizer, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

May 22, 2020
The Hidden Places of World War II Cover

The Hidden Places of World War II

The Extraordinary Sites Where History Was Made During the War That Saved Civilization

Jerome M. O’Connor, Lyons Press, Guilford, Connecticut, 2019, 360`pages

Book Review written by: Joseph S. Curtis, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

May 22, 2020
From the Sea to the C-Suite Cover

From the Sea to the C-Suite

Lessons Learned from the Bridge to the Corner Office

Cutler Dawson, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2019, 152 pages

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

May 29, 2020
The Great War and the American Experience Cover

The Great War and the American Experience

Cutler Dawson, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2019, 152 pages

Book Review written by: Bruno Cabanes, Éditions Gallimard, Paris, 2017, 160 pages

May 29, 2020