October 2019 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Desert Storm Air War Cover

Desert Storm Air War

The Aerial Campaign against Saddam’s Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War

Jim Corrigan, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 2017, 288 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. John H. Modinger, PhD, U.S. Air Force, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

October 4, 2019
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A Surgeon with Stilwell

Dr. John H. Grindlay and Combat Medicine in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II

Alan K. Lathrop, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2018, 259 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Andrew H. Lanier IV, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

October 4, 2019
So Close to Freedom Cover

So Close to Freedom

A World War II Story of Peril and Betrayal in the Pyrenees

Jean-Luc E. Cartron, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2019, 256 pages

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

October 11, 2019
Bill Lambert Cover

Bill Lambert

World War I Flying Ace

Samuel J. Wilson, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2016, 276 pages

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

October 11, 2019
Hitler’s Last Plot Cover

Hitler’s Last Plot

The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II

Ian Sayer and Jeremy Dronfield, Da Capo Press, New York, 2019, 352 pages

Book Review written by: Mark Montesclaros, Fort Gordon, Georgia

October 18, 2019
Hitler’s Last Plot Cover

Triumph of the Dead

American World War II Cemeteries, Monuments, and Diplomacy in France

Kate Clarke Lemay, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2018, 232 pages

Book Review written by: Col. Robert A. Law III, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S. Army, Retired

October 18, 2019
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Stanley Johnston’s Blunder

The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret behind the U.S. Navy’s Victory at Midway

Elliot Carlson, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2017, 352 pages

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

October 25, 2019
Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949 Cover

Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Fred L. Borch, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017, 270 pages

Book Review written by: William E. Kelly, PhD, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

October 25, 2019