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November 2017 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The Struggle for Sea Power Cover

The Struggle for Sea Power

A Naval History of the American Revolution

Sam Willis, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2016, 608 pages

Book Review written by: Cmdr. John T. Kuehn, U.S. Navy, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 3, 2017
Lossberg’s War Cover

Lossberg’s War

The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff

Fritz von Lossberg, Edited and Translated by Maj. Gen. David T. Zabecki, U.S. Army (Retired), and Lt. Col. Dieter J. Biedekarken, U.S. Army (Retired), University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2017, 480 pages

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

November 3, 2017
Flying against Fate Cover

Flying against Fate

Superstitions and Allied Aircrews in World War II

S. P. MacKenzie, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2017, 264 pages

Book Review written by: Thomas E. Ward II, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 3, 2017
Thunder in the Mountains Cover

Thunder in the Mountains

Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

Daniel J. Sharfstein, W. W. Norton, New York, 2017, 640 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Tony R. Mullis, PhD, U.S. Air Force, Retired, San Angelo, Texas

November 10, 2017
Perpetrators Cover

Perpetrators

The World of the Holocaust Killers

Guenter Lewy, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017, 208 pages

Book Review written by: Capt. Eugene M. Harding, U.S. Army National Guard, Auburn, Indiana

November 10, 2017
The Last Empire Cover

The Last Empire

The Final Days of the Soviet Union

Serhii Plokhy, Basic Books, New York, 2014, 520 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Kenneth T. King, U.S. Army, Fort Riley, Kansas

November 17, 2017
A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn Cover

A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn

James DeWolf’s Diary and Letters, 1876

Edited by Dr. Todd E. Harburn, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 2017, 288 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. David E. McCulley, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 24, 2017
Rocky Boyer’s War Cover

Rocky Boyer’s War

An Unvarnished History of the Air Blitz that Won the War in the South Pacific

Allen D. Boyer, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2017, 440 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Ronald T. Staver, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 24, 2017
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Forward with Patton

The World War II Diary of Colonel Robert S. Allen

Edited by John Nelson Rickard, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2017, 338 pages

Book Review written by: Frederick A. Baillergeon, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 24, 2017