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November 2018 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
The War against the Vets Cover

The War against the Vets

The World War I Bonus Army during the Great Depression

Jerome Tuccille, Potomac Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2018, 264 pages

Book Review written by: Ronald T. Staver, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 2, 2018
Battlefield Surgeon Cover

Battlefield Surgeon

Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II

Paul A. Kennedy and edited by Christopher B. Kennedy, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2016, 288 pages

Book Review written by: David E. McCulley, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 2, 2018
Phantoms of the South Fork Cover

Phantoms of the South Fork

Captain McNeill and His Rangers

Steve French, Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio, 2017, 312 pages

Book Review written by: David E. McCulley, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 9, 2018
Objects of War Cover

Objects of War

The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Edited by Leora Auslander and Tara Zahra, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2018, 348 pages

Book Review written by: Capt. Kevin Braam, U.S. Army, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

November 9, 2018
The Perfect Weapon Cover

The Perfect Weapon

War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

David E. Sanger, Crown, New York, 2018, 384 pages

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

November 16, 2018
Summon Only the Brave Cover

Summon Only the Brave!

Commanders, Soldiers, and Chaplains at Gettysburg

John W. Brinsfield Jr., Mercer University Press, Macon, Georgia, 2016, 265 pages

Book Review written by: Chaplain (Maj.) Carson M. Jump, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 16, 2018
War in 140 Characters Cover

War in 140 Characters

How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

David Patrikarakos, Basic Books, New York, 2017, 320 pages

Book Review written by: Robert C. LaPreze, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

November 21, 2018
Ohio Cover

Ohio

A Military History

Michael Mangus, Westholme Publishing, Yardley, Pennsylvania, 2016, 376 pages

Book Review written by: John Kloeker, U.S. Army, Retired, Wilder, Kentucky

November 21, 2018
South Africans versus Rommel Cover

South Africans versus Rommel

The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II

Davis Brock Katz, Stackpole Books, Guilford, Connecticut, 2017, 384 pages

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

November 30, 2018
Operation Medusa Cover

Operation Medusa

The Furious Battle That Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban

David Fraser and Brian Hanington, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2018, 272 pages

Book Review written by: David D. Haught, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

November 30, 2018