Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
2016 Volume
Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essays in Honour of Professor Peter Rowe 2016-119
Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essays in Honour of Professor
Peter Rowe

Ed. Caroline Harvey, James Summers, and Nigel D. White
A review by Alan M. Anderson
The Other Space Race: Eisenhower and the Quest for Aerospace Security 2016-118
The Other Space Race: Eisenhower and the Quest for Aerospace Security
By Nicholas Michael Sambaluk
A review by David M. Walker
A History of the Royal Navy: The Seven Years War 2016-117
A History of the Royal Navy: The Seven Years War
By Martin Robson
A review by Ralph M. Hitchens
A Young General and the Fall of Richmond: The Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel 2016-116
A Young General and the Fall of Richmond: The Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel
By G. William Quatman
A review by John G. Selby
Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research 2016-114
Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research
By Sarah Bridger
A review by Larry Owens
Barbarossa, 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire 2016-113
Barbarossa, 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire
By Frank Ellis
A review by Teddy J. Uldricks
Hirohito’s War: The Pacific War, 1941–1945 2016-112
Hirohito’s War: The Pacific War, 1941–1945
By Francis Pike
A review by Corbin Williamson
Wellington's Hidden Heroes: The Dutch and the Belgians at Waterloo 2016-111
Wellington's Hidden Heroes: The Dutch and the Belgians at Waterloo
By Veronica Baker-Smith
A review by Nathan Albright
Trial by Gas: The British Army at the Second Battle of Ypres 2016-110
Trial by Gas: The British Army at the Second Battle of Ypres
By George H. Cassar
A review by James Campbell
Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers 2016-109
Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers
By Nancy Sherman
A review by John E. Talbott
Caen Controversy: The Battle for Sword Beach 1944 2016-108
Caen Controversy: The Battle for Sword Beach 1944
By Andrew Stewart
A review by Jodie N. Mader
Hattin 2016-107
Hattin
By John France
A review by Christopher G. Libertini
Connecticut Unscathed: Victory in the Great Narragansett War, 1675–1676 2016-106
Connecticut Unscathed: Victory in the Great Narragansett War, 1675–1676
By Jason W. Warren
A review by Michael K. Beauchamp
To Hell and Back: Europe 1914–1949 2016-105
To Hell and Back: Europe 1914–1949
By Ian Kershaw
A review by Daniel Ford
When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940 2016-103
When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940
By Robin Prior
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance after Valkyrie 2016-102
Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance after Valkyrie
By Randall Hansen
A review by Edward Snyder
Military Intelligence from Germany, 1906–1914 2016-101
Military Intelligence from Germany, 1906–1914
By Matthew S. Seligmann
A review by Alan M. Anderson
Hitler's Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War 2016-100
Hitler's Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War
By Pierpaolo Barbieri
A review by George Esenwein
Clean Bombs and Dirty Wars: Air Power in Kosovo and Libya 2016-098
Clean Bombs and Dirty Wars: Air Power in Kosovo and Libya
By Robert H. Gregory Jr.
A review by Michael E. Weaver
An Untaken Road: Strategy, Technology, and the Hidden History of America's Mobile ICBMs 2016-097
An Untaken Road: Strategy, Technology, and the Hidden History of America's Mobile ICBMs
By Steven A. Pomeroy
A review by David W. Kearn Jr.
Agincourt Remembered 2016-096
Agincourt Remembered
A review by James R. Smither
Food and War in Mid-Twentieth-Century East Asia 2016-094
Food and War in Mid-Twentieth-Century East Asia
Ed. Katarzyna J. Cwiertka
A review by Hamish Ion
The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War 2016-093
The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War
By Terri Blom Crocker
A review by Michael R. Dolski
Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace 2016-091
Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace
By Thomas I. Faith
A review by Thomas Bruscino
The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet 2016-088
The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet
By Gyalo Thondup and Anne F. Thurston
A review by Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches 2016-087
The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches
By Richard Toye
A review by John J. Hurt
The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner and the First World War 2016-086
The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner and the First World War
By William F. Stewart
A review by Geoff Jackson
Why Leaders Fight 2016-085
Why Leaders Fight
By Michael C. Horowitz, Allan C. Stam, and Cali M. Ellis
A review by Walter G. Moss
Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance 2016-084
Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance
By Robert Gildea
A review by Valerie Deacon
Fall of the Double Eagle: The Battle for Galicia and the Demise of Austria-Hungary 2016-082
Fall of the Double Eagle: The Battle for Galicia and the Demise of Austria-Hungary
By John R. Schindler
A review by Jesse Kauffman
The Last Man: A Novel 2016-081
The Last Man: A Novel
By P.T. Deutermann
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division 2016-080
Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division
By Nimrod T. Frazer
A review by Edward A. Gutiérrez
No One Avoided Danger: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of 7 December 1941 2016-079
No One Avoided Danger: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of
7 December 1941

By J. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, and John F. Di Virgilio
A review by Steven J. Pedler
My Greatest Quarrel with Fortune 2016-078
My Greatest Quarrel with Fortune": Major General Lew Wallace in the West,
1861–1862

By Charles G. Beemer
A review by Nathan Albright
Thunder and Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917–18 2016-077
Thunder and Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917–18
By Edward G. Lengel
A review by Larry A. Grant
Bacteria and Bayonets: The Impact of Disease in American Military History 2016-076
Bacteria and Bayonets: The Impact of Disease in American Military History
By David R. Petriello
A review by Steven Oreck
Stopping the Panzers: The Untold Story of D-Day 2016-075
Stopping the Panzers: The Untold Story of D-Day
By Marc Milner
A review by Jonathan Beard
The English Civil War: A Military History 2016-074
The English Civil War: A Military History
By Peter Gaunt
A review by David R. Lawrence
The French Army and the First World War 2016-073
The French Army and the First World War
By Elizabeth Greenhalgh
A review by William Astore
Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent 2016-072
Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent
Ed. Anne Kiley, Thomas Pellechia, and David Kiley
A review by Judy Barrett Litoff
Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications 2016-071
Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications
Ed. David Cortright, Rachel Fairhurst, and Kristen Wall
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
Barksdale’s Charge: The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863 2016-070
Barksdale’s Charge: The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg,
July 2, 1863

By Phillip Thomas Tucker
A review by Ciarán Dean-Jones
Fallujah Redux: The Anbar Awakening and the Struggle for Iraq 2016-069
Fallujah Redux: The Anbar Awakening and the Struggle for Iraq
By Daniel R. Green and William F. Mullen III
A review by John Reed
For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army from 1619–1918 2016-068
For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619–1918
By Richard Bassett
A review by Lee W. Eysturlid
Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War 2016-067
Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War
By Lee K. Pennington
A review by Aaron William Moore
The Sailor's Homer: The Life and Times of Richard McKenna, Author of The Sand Pebbles 2016-066
The Sailor's Homer: The Life and Times of Richard McKenna, Author of
The Sand Pebbles

By Dennis Noble
A review by Laurence W. Marvin
Shootout: The Battle for St. Stephen's Green, 1916 2016-065
Shootout: The Battle for St. Stephen's Green, 1916
By Paul O'Brien
A review by Georgina Fitzpatrick
Dreadnought: The Ship That Changed the World 2016-064
Dreadnought: The Ship That Changed the World
By Roger Parkinson
A review by Jonathan Beard
The Wars of German Unification 2016-063
The Wars of German Unification
By Dennis Showalter
A review by Nathan Albright
Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains 2016-061
Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains
By David W. Mills
A review by Gates Brown
Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost China: The Liao-Shen Campaign, 1948 2016-060
Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost China: The Liao-Shen Campaign, 1948
By Harold M. Tanner
A review by Peter Worthing
The Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to the Court of St James's, 1932–1943 2016-059
The Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to the Court of St James's, 1932–1943
Ed. Gabriel Gorodetsky
A review by Walter G. Moss
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity 2016-058
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
By Christian G. Appy
A review by Nathaniel L. Moir
Brummett Echohawk: Pawnee Thunderbird and Artist 2016-057
Brummett Echohawk: Pawnee Thunderbird and Artist
By Kristin M. Youngbull
A review by Thomas B. Britten
The End of the Cold War, 1985–1991 2016-056
The End of the Cold War, 1985–1991
By Robert Service
A review by Jonathan House
Torch: North Africa and the Path to Allied Victory 2016-055
Torch: North Africa and the Path to Allied Victory
By Vincent P. O'Hara
A review by Andrew N. Buchanan
The Rise of the Military Welfare State 2016-054
The Rise of the Military Welfare State
By Jennifer Mittelstadt
A review by Christopher Rein
Behind the Front: British Soldiers and French Civilians, 1914-1918 2016-052
Behind the Front: British Soldiers and French Civilians, 1914-1918
By Craig Gibson
A review by Sebastian H. Lukasik
The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939–1945 2016-051
The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939–1945
By Nicholas Stargardt
A review by Michael McConnell
The Schlieffen Plan: International Perspectives on the German Strategy for World War I 2016-050
The Schlieffen Plan: International Perspectives on the German Strategy for
World War I

Ed. Hans Ehlert, Michael Epkenhans, and Gerhard P. Gross
A review by Jack Binkley
The Pacific War and Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable 2016-049
The Pacific War and Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable
By Michael W. Myers
A review by Grant W. Jones
A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General 2016-048
A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General
By Ann Dunwoody, with Tomago Collins
A review by Mariana Grohowski
Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South 2016-047
Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South
By Brian Craig Miller
A review by Dillon J. Carroll
Home Squadron: The U.S. Navy on the North Atlantic Station 2016-046
Home Squadron: The U.S. Navy on the North Atlantic Station
By James C. Rentfrow
A review by Richard Byington
Nixon's Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War 2016-043
Nixon's Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War
By William Burr and Jeffrey P. Kimball
A review by Jonathan M. House
Stout Hearts: The British and Canadians in Normandy 1944 2016-042
Stout Hearts: The British and Canadians in Normandy 1944
By Ben Kite
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power 2016-041
The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of
American Power

By Jakub J. Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell
A review by Edward Haley
Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London 2016-040
Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London
By Eric D. Lehman
A review by Solomon K. Smith
America's Modern Wars: Understanding Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam 2016-039
America's Modern Wars: Understanding Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam
By Christopher A. Lawrence
A review by Andrea M. Lopez
Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn 2016-037
Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
By Terry Mort
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend 2016-035
Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend
By Alistair Thomson
A review by Georgina Fitzpatrick
Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire 2016-034
Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire
By Fred K. Drogula
A review by Jeremy Armstrong
Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II 2016-033
Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II
By Walter M. Hudson
A review by Scott R. Rohrer
How the War Was Won: Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II 2016-029
How the War Was Won: Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II
By Phillips Payson O'Brien
A review by Christopher Rein
Crossing the Street in Hanoi: Teaching and Learning about Vietnam 2016-028
Crossing the Street in Hanoi: Teaching and Learning about Vietnam
By Carol Wilder
A review by Terence Parker
To Live and Die in Dixie: Native Northerners Who Fought for the Confederacy 2016-027
To Live and Die in Dixie: Native Northerners Who Fought for the Confederacy
By David Ross Zimring
A review by Nathan Albright
The Blue, the Gray, and the Green: Toward an Environmental History of the Civil War 2016-025
The Blue, the Gray, and the Green: Toward an Environmental History of the
Civil War

Ed. Brian Allen Drake
A review by Gregory J. Dehler
The Battle for Moscow 2016-024
The Battle for Moscow
By David Stahel
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
Stalingrad: The City That Defeated the Third Reich 2016-023
Stalingrad: The City That Defeated the Third Reich
By Jochen Hellbeck
A review by Jeff Rutherford
China's War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance against Japan 2016-022
China's War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance against Japan
By Parks M. Coble
A review by Dongyoun Hwang
Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I 2016-021
Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I
By Jesse Kauffman
A review by Michael S. Neiberg
A Sense of the Enemy: The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind 2016-019
A Sense of the Enemy: The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind
By Zachary Shore
A review by Walter G. Moss
A Civil War: A History of the Italian Resistance 2016-018
A Civil War: A History of the Italian Resistance
By Claudio Pavone
A review by Richard Hammond
The Italian Army and the First World War 2016-017
The Italian Army and the First World War
By John Gooch
A review by Paolo Morisi
Seeing the War: The Stories behind the Famous Photographs from World War II 2016-014
Seeing the War: The Stories behind the Famous Photographs from World War II
By David P. Colley
A review by Donald Lateiner
Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front 2016-011
Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front
By J. Matthew Gallman
A review by Thomas E. Rodgers
Sherman's Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War 2016-010
Sherman's Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War
By Matthew Carr
A review by Ciarán Dean-Jones
Violence All Around  2016-009
Violence All Around
By John Sifton
A review by Walter G. Moss
The Gray Fox: George Crook and the Indian Wars 2016-008
The Gray Fox: George Crook and the Indian Wars
By Paul Magid
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
Remembering the First World War 2016-007
Remembering the First World War
Ed. Bart Ziino
A review by Deborah Buffton
Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet 2016-006
Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet
By Jonathan Schneer
A review by John T. Kuehn
Sun 2016-005
Sun Tzu and Modern Strategic Thought
A review by Larry A. Grant
The Battle of Lake Champlain: A Brilliant and Extraordinary Victory. 2016-003
The Battle of Lake Champlain: A "Brilliant and Extraordinary Victory"
By John H. Schroeder
A review by Joshua M. Smith
Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life 2016-002
Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life
By Eve MacDonald
A review by Yozan D. Mosig
The Third Reich in History and Memory 2016-001
The Third Reich in History and Memory
By Richard J. Evans
A review by Christopher E. Mauriello
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