September 2019 Book Review Archives

Cover Book Review Date Published
Ghost Riders Cover

Ghost Riders

When US and German Soldiers Fought Together to Save the World’s Most Beautiful Horses in the Last Days of World War II

Mark Felton, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2018, 304 pages

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

September 6, 2019
The Greatest Navy SEAL Stories Ever Told Cover

The Greatest Navy SEAL Stories Ever Told

Laurence J. Yadon, Lyons Press, Guilford, Connecticut, 2018, 240 pages

Book Review written by: David S. Pierson, PhD, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 6, 2019
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Achilles in Vietnam

Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Jonathan Shay, Antheneum Books, New York, 1994, 246 pages

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

September 13, 2019
The Kamikaze Hunters Cover

The Kamikaze Hunters

Fighting for the Pacific, 1945

Will Iredale, Pegasus Books, New York, 2017, 400 pages

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

September 13, 2019
Sabers through the Reich Cover

Sabers through the Reich

World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

William Nance, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2017, 366 pages

Book Review written by: Maj. Nathan Jennings, U.S. Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 20, 2019
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Decisions of the Atlanta Campaign

The Twenty-One Critical Decisions That Defined the Operation

Larry Peterson, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2019, 242 pages

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

September 20, 2019
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Race to Hawaii

The 1927 Dole Air Derby and the Thrilling First Flights That Opened the Pacific

Jason Ryan, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 2018, 320 pages

Book Review written by: Lt. Col. Jacob A. Mong, U.S. Army, Retired, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

September 27, 2019
Lightning Sky Cover

Lightning Sky

A U.S. Fighter Pilot Captured during WWII and His Father’s Quest to Find Him

R. C. George, Kensington, New York, 2019, 312 pages

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

September 27, 2019