Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
2017 Volume
Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943–44 2017-099
Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943–44
By Jonathan Templin Ritter
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
The Cold War: A World History 2017-098
The Cold War: A World History
By Odd Arne Westad
A review by Robert L. Tignor
Triumph at Imphal-Kohima: How the Indian Army Finally Stopped the Japanese Juggernaut 2017-097
Triumph at Imphal-Kohima: How the Indian Army Finally Stopped the Japanese Juggernaut
By Raymond A. Callahan
A review by Andrew Muldoon
The Royal Navy: A History since 1900 2017-096
The Royal Navy: A History since 1900
By Duncan Redford and Philip D. Grove
A review by Rotem Kowner
Psychological Consequences of the American Civil War 2017-095
Psychological Consequences of the American Civil War
By R. Gregory Lande
A review by James J. Broomall
The Napoleonic Mediterranean:  Enlightenment, Revolution and Empire 2017-094
The Napoleonic Mediterranean: Enlightenment, Revolution and Empire
By Michael Broers
A review by Ian Germani
Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940–1941 2017-093
Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940–1941
By Mike Bechthold
A review by Christopher Rein
Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War 2017-092
Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War
By Lukasz Kamienski
A review by Daniel Weimer
Flying against Fate: Superstition and Allied Aircrews in World War II 2017-091
Flying against Fate: Superstition and Allied Aircrews in World War II
By S.P. MacKenzie
A review by Donald Lateiner
Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815–1917 2017-090
Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815–1917
By J.P. Clark
A review by Corbin Williamson
Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War 2017-089
Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War
By John A. Wood
A review by Michael R. Dolski
Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy 2017-088
Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy
By Earl J. Hess
A review by Robert L. Glaze
The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the Revolution 2017-087
The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the Revolution
By John Oller
A review by James R. Mc Intyre
Divergent Memories: Opinion Leaders and the Asia-Pacific War 2017-086
Divergent Memories: Opinion Leaders and the Asia-Pacific War
By Gi-Wook Shin and Daniel Sneider
A review by Sidney Pash
Pershing's Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I 2017-085
Pershing's Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I
By Richard S. Faulkner
A review by Gregory J. Dehler
The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721–705 B.C. 2017-084
The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721–705 B.C.
By Sarah C. Melville
A review by James R. Smither
Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It 2017-083
Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It
By Larrie D. Ferreiro
A review by Richard Byington
Danish Reactions to German Occupation: History and Historiography 2017-082
Danish Reactions to German Occupation: History and Historiography
By Carsten Holbraad
A review by Jonathan Beard
1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga 2017-081
1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga
By Dean Snow
A review by Michael P. Gabriel
Sex in the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality 2017-079
Sex in the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality
By Judith Giesberg
A review by Donald R. Shaffer
Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers 2017-078
Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers
By Yoshikuni Igarashi
A review by Kristine Dennehy
Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam 2017-077
Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam
By Gregg Jones
A review by Bruce Zellers
The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign 2017-076
The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign
By Andrew Stewart
A review by Paolo Morisi
War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory 2017-075
War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory
By Nadia Schadlow
A review by Ian Roxborough
Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States 2017-074
Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States
By Hermione Giffard
A review by Richard Byers
Occupied Vicksburg 2017-073
Occupied Vicksburg
By Bradley R. Clampitt
A review by Larry A. Grant
Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia 2017-072
Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia
By Victor D. Cha
A review by Mitchell Lerner
The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East 2017-070
The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East
By Guy Laron
A review by Robert L. Tignor
Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus 2017-069
Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus
By Gerard Toal
A review by Walter G. Moss
The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence 2017-068
The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence
By Kim Christian Priemel
A review by Brian K. Feltman
The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam 2017-067
The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam
By Brian D. Laslie
A review by Corbin Williamson
Battle Studies 2017-065
Battle Studies
By Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq
A review by Richard Swain
Written in Blood: The Battles for Fortress Przemysl in WW I 2017-064
Written in Blood: The Battles for Fortress Przemysl in WW I
By Graydon A. Tunstall
A review by Peter Pastor
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? 2017-063
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?
By Graham Allison
A review by Donald Lateiner
Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937–1941 2017-062
Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937–1941
By Daniel Todman
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
From Victory to Stalemate: The Western Front, Summer 1944 2017-061
From Victory to Stalemate: The Western Front, Summer 1944
By C.J. Dick
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke to Heusinger 2017-058
The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke to Heusinger
By Gerhard P. Gross
A review by Michael Geheran
After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars 2017-057
After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars
By Paul Cartledge
A review by Michael J. Taylor
The Second World War: A Marxist History 2017-055
The Second World War: A Marxist History
By Chris Bambery
A review by James P. Levy
The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America 2017-054
The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America
By Michael S. Neiberg
A review by Chad R. Fulwider
Prelude to Berlin: The Red Army's Offensive Operations in Poland and Eastern Germany, 1945 2017-053
Prelude to Berlin: The Red Army's Offensive Operations in Poland and Eastern Germany, 1945
Ed. and trans. Richard W. Harrison
A review by Timothy Heck
Elvis's Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield 2017-051
Elvis's Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield
By Bryan McAllistar Linn
A review by Gates Brown
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army,</br> 1820–1940 2017-050
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army,
1820–1940

By Bruce P. Gleason
A review by James A. Davis
Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea, 1941–1945 2017-049
Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea, 1941–1945
By Lawrence Paterson
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
The Battle of Culloden, 16 April 1746 2017-048
The Battle of Culloden, 16 April 1746
A review by James Campbell
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944 2017-047
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944
By Ian W. Toll
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War 2017-046
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War
By Viet Thanh Nguyen
A review by Gary Kulik
The Last Cavalryman: The Life of General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. 2017-045
The Last Cavalryman: The Life of General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr.
By Harvey Ferguson
A review by Jared Dockery
Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory 2017-044
Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory
By James M. Dubik
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
The Mark of Rebels: Indios Fronterizos and the War of Independence 2017-043
The Mark of Rebels: Indios Fronterizos and the War of Independence
By Barry Robinson
A review by Stephen Neufeld
Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911–1914 2017-041
Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911–1914
By George H. Cassar
A review by Robert L. Tignor
Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine 2017-040
Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine
By Steven J. Alvarez
A review by William J. Astore
The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture 2017-039
The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture
By Benjamin G. Martin
A review by Justin Pfeifer
The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution 2017-038
The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution
By Dominic Lieven
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents 2017-037
Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents
By Douglas Carl Peifer
A review by Christopher J. Fettweis
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness 2017-036
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness
By Craig Nelson
A review by Steven K. Bailey
August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever 2017-035
August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever
By Bruno Cabanes
A review by Rachel Chrastil
Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle 2017-034
Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle
By Mark Edward Lender and Garry Wheeler Stone
A review by Jim Piecuch
Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920 2017-033
Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920
By Roger Lloyd-Jones and M.J. Lewis
A review by Ellen J. Jenkins
European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802 2017-032
European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802
Ed. Frederick C. Schneid
A review by James R. Smither
Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany 2017-030
Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany
By Nathan Stoltzfus
A review by Raffael Scheck
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars 2017-029
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars
By David Wood
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre 2017-028
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre
By Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield
A review by Larry A. Grant
The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War 2017-026
The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War
By Jonathan Dimbleby
A review by Paul W. Doerr
Breaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes That Broke Iraq 2017-025
Breaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes That Broke Iraq
By Ted Spain and Terry Turchie
A review by Andrew Flibbert
Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front 2017-024
Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front
By Anthony Fletcher
A review by Ryan Zroka
Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War 2017-023
Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War
By Paul L. Hedren
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
Jutland a Century On 2017-022
Jutland a Century On
A review by Jonathan Beard
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story 2017-021
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story
By Matti Friedman
A review by Laura Zittrain Eisenberg
The Battle over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War 2017-020
The Battle over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War
By Stephen C. Murray
A review by Harold J. Goldberg
The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding 2017-019
The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding
By Eric Nelson
A review by Asaf Almog
France 1940: Defending the Republic 2017-018
France 1940: Defending the Republic
By Philip Nord
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Hunters and Killers 2017-017
Hunters and Killers, vol. 1: Anti-Submarine Warfare from 1776 to 1943
By Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman
A review by Thomas Wildenberg
MacArthur's Korean War Generals 2017-016
MacArthur's Korean War Generals
By Stephen R. Taaffe
A review by Michael R. Dolski
The Battle of Agincourt 2017-014
The Battle of Agincourt
Ed. Anne Curry and Malcolm Mercer
A review by James R. Smither
A History of the Jewish War, AD 66–74 2017-013
A History of the Jewish War, AD 66–74
By Steve Mason
A review by Guy MacLean Rogers
Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone 2017-012
Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone
By Lisa Ellen Silvestri
A review by Kelly McHugh
Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas 2017-011
Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas
Ed. Jesús F. de la Teja
A review by Christopher Rein
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History 2017-010
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
By Andrew J. Bacevich
A review by Walter G. Moss
Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945–1975 2017-009
Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945–1975
By Gerald Prenderghast
A review by Blake Whitaker
Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley 2017-007
Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley
By James Bailey Blackshear
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta 2017-006
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta
By Earl J. Hess
A review by Buck T. Foster
Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It 2017-005
Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It
By John Ferling
A review by John D. Roche
The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy 2017-004
The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy
By Paul Rahe
A review by Donald Lateiner
The Last Ironsides: The English Expedition to Portugal, 1662–1668 2017-003
The Last Ironsides: The English Expedition to Portugal, 1662–1668
By Jonathon Riley
A review by Brian Dudley
Silent and Unseen: On Patrol in Three Cold War Attack Submarines 2017-002
Silent and Unseen: On Patrol in Three Cold War Attack Submarines
By Alfred Scott McLaren
A review by Jan D. Galla
The Chemists' War: 1914–1918 2017-001
The Chemists' War: 1914–1918
By Michael Freemantle
A review by Jonathan Beard
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