Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
2018 Volume
Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography 2018-105
Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography
By Sebastiaan Faber
A review by David A. Messenger
A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America 2018-104
A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America
By Susan Dunn
A review by Bruce Zellers
Disciplining the Empire: Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy 2018-103
Disciplining the Empire: Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy
By Sarah Kinkel
A review by Margarette Lincoln
Miracle at the Litza: Hitler's First Defeat on the Eastern Front 2018-101
Miracle at the Litza: Hitler's First Defeat on the Eastern Front
By Alf R. Jacobsen
A review by Timothy Heck
Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert Sherrod 2018-100
Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert Sherrod
By Ray E. Boomhower
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
The Psychological War for Vietnam, 1960-1968 2018-099
The Psychological War for Vietnam, 1960-1968
By Mervyn Edwin Roberts III
A review by John Morello
Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War 2018-097
Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War
By Clare Makepeace
A review by Matthias Reiss
Wars for Empire: Apaches, the United States, and Southwest Borderlands 2018-096
Wars for Empire: Apaches, the United States, and Southwest Borderlands
By Janne Lahti
A review by Robert S. McPherson
Hadrian's Wall 2018-095
Hadrian's Wall
By Adrian Goldsworthy
A review by Nick Hodgson
War and Occupation in China: The Letters of an American Missionary from Hangzhou, 1937-1938 2018-093
War and Occupation in China: The Letters of an American Missionary from Hangzhou, 1937-1938
Ed. Charles Bright and Joseph W. Ho
A review by Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70 2018-092
The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70
By Thomas L. Whigham
A review by Jonathan Beard
The Struggle for North America, 1754-1758: Britannia's Tarnished Laurels 2018-091
The Struggle for North America, 1754-1758: Britannia's Tarnished Laurels
By George Yagi
A review by Matt J. Schumann
Publishers, Readers and The Great War: Literature and Memory since 1918 2018-090
Publishers, Readers and The Great War: Literature and Memory since 1918
By Vincent Trott
A review by David Cullen
Rebooting Clausewitz: 2018-089
Rebooting Clausewitz: "On War" in the Twenty-First Century
By Christopher Coker
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
An Iron Wind: Europe under Hitler 2018-088
An Iron Wind: Europe under Hitler
By Peter Fritzsche
A review by Teddy J. Uldricks
Lovewell's Fight: War, Death, and Memory in Borderland New England 2018-085
Lovewell's Fight: War, Death, and Memory in Borderland New England
By Robert E. Cray
A review by Rodney G. Thomas
This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War 2018-084
This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War
By Linda J. Quiney
A review by Mark J. Crowley
Sign Talker: Hugh Lenox Scott Remembers Indian Country 2018-083
Sign Talker: Hugh Lenox Scott Remembers Indian Country
By Hugh Lenox Scott
A review by Robert S. McPherson
The General Who Wore Six Stars: The Inside Story of John C.H. Lee 2018-082
The General Who Wore Six Stars: The Inside Story of John C.H. Lee
By Hank H. Cox
A review by Thomas E. Hanson
The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters 2018-081
The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters
By James M. McPherson
A review by Brian Matthew Jordan
Israel's Way of War: A Strategic and Operational Analysis, 1948–2014 2018-080
Israel's Way of War: A Strategic and Operational Analysis, 1948-2014
By Ehud Eilam
A review by Jonathan House
Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867 2018-078
Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867
By Andrew E. Masich
A review by Evan C. Rothera
The Myths of Tet: The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War 2018-077
The Myths of Tet: The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War
By Edwin E. Moise
A review by James R. Smither
Brutus: The Noble Conspirator 2018-076
Brutus: The Noble Conspirator
By Kathryn Tempest
A review by Kirsty Corrigan
Moltke and His Generals: A Study in Leadership 2018-075
Moltke and His Generals: A Study in Leadership
By Quintin Barry
A review by Michael A. Boden
Thunder in the Argonne: A New History of America's Greatest Battle 2018-074
Thunder in the Argonne: A New History of America's Greatest Battle
By Douglas V. Mastriano
A review by Bruce Zellers
Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century 2018-073
Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century
Ed. Xavier Bougarel, Raphaelle Branche, and Cloe Drieu
A review by Mehdi Sajid
The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre 2018-072
The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre
By Helen Fry
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory 2018-071
Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory
By Lizzie Oliver
A review by Frances Houghton
Bodies and Ruins: Imagining the Bombing of Germany, 1945 to the Present 2018-070
Bodies and Ruins: Imagining the Bombing of Germany, 1945 to the Present
By David F. Crew
A review by Robert L. Nelson
Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America 2018-069
Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America
By David J. Silverman
A review by Robert S. McPherson
Turning Point 1917: The British Empire at War 2018-067
Turning Point 1917: The British Empire at War
Ed. Douglas E. Delaney and Nikolas Gardner
A review by Paul Mulvey
Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820 2018-065
Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820
By Mark Hewitson
A review by Katherine Aaslestad
The War against the Vets: The World War I Bonus Army during the Great Depression 2018-064
The War against the Vets: The World War I Bonus Army during the Great Depression
By Jerome Tuccille
A review by Stanley Shapiro
Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War 2018-062
Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War
By Gerben Zaagsma
A review by Samuel Kruizinga
Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949 2018-061
Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949
By Fred L. Borch
A review by Georgina Fitzpatrick
Our Latest Longest War: Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan 2018-060
Our Latest Longest War: Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan
Ed. Aaron B. O'Connell
A review by William J. Astore
America's Digital Army: Games at Work and War 2018-059
America's Digital Army: Games at Work and War
By Robertson Allen
A review by Daniel Binns
Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam 2018-058
Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
By Mark Bowden
A review by Arthur I. Cyr
A War Remembered: The Vietnam War Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library 2018-057
A War Remembered: The Vietnam War Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library
Ed. Mark K. Updegrove
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
Vietnam's High Ground: Armed Struggle for the Central Highlands, 1954-1965 2018-056
Vietnam's High Ground: Armed Struggle for the Central Highlands, 1954-1965
By J.P. Harris
A review by Andrew J. Gawthorpe
The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War 2018-055
The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War
By Peter Guardino
A review by Jonathan Beard
The War for Africa: Twelve Months That Transformed a Continent 2018-053
The War for Africa: Twelve Months That Transformed a Continent
By Fred Bridgland
A review by Blake Whitaker
Economic Interdependence and War 2018-052
Economic Interdependence and War
By Dale C. Copeland
A review by Andreas Kuersten
War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict 2018-051
War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict
Ed. Joanna Bourke
A review by Timothy J. Demy
Somme: Into the Breach 2018-049
Somme: Into the Breach
By Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict 2018-048
The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict
By Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez
A review by Roland Dannreuther
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II 2018-046
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
By Liza Mundy
A review by Chris Christensen
Depredation and Deceit: The Making of the Jicarilla and Ute Wars in New Mexico 2018-045
Depredation and Deceit: The Making of the Jicarilla and Ute Wars in New Mexico
By Gregory F. Michno
A review by Robert S. McPherson
Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War 2018-044
Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War
By Michael C.C. Adams
A review by Donald R. Shaffer
The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution 2018-043
The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution
By Robert P. Watson
A review by Steven G. Gimber
Admiral Bill Halsey: A Naval Life 2018-041
Admiral Bill Halsey: A Naval Life
By Thomas Alexander Hughes
A review by Jan D. Galla
Norway 1940: Chronicle of a Chaotic Campaign 2018-040
Norway 1940: Chronicle of a Chaotic Campaign
By Harry Plevy
A review by Ole Jorgen Maao
Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens and Sparta, 450-386 BCE 2018-038
Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens and Sparta, 450-386 BCE
By John O. Hyland
A review by Donald Lateiner
Reconstructing a Shattered Egyptian Army: War Minister Gen. Mohamed Fawzi's Memoirs, 1967–1971 2018-036
Reconstructing a Shattered Egyptian Army: War Minister Gen. Mohamed Fawzi's Memoirs, 1967-1971
Ed. Youssef H. Aboul-Enein
A review by Jonathan House
Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation 2018-035
Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation
By Earl J. Hess
A review by Christopher Rein
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam 1965-1968 2018-034
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam 1965-1968
By John Darrell Sherwood
A review by James R. Smither
Jefferson Davis's Final Campaign: Confederate Nationalism and the Fight to Arm Slaves 2018-033
Jefferson Davis's Final Campaign: Confederate Nationalism and the Fight to Arm Slaves
By Philip D. Dillard
A review by David Carlson
A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior 2018-032
A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
By Mark A. Bradley
A review by David Cullen
Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War 2018-031
Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War
By Len Travers
A review by Robert S. McPherson
Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War 2018-030
Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War
By Catherine Clinton
A review by David B. Parker
Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War 2018-029
Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War
By Kevin Ruane
A review by Edward A. Kaplan
Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov 2018-028
Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov
By Larry E. Holmes
A review by Teddy J. Uldricks
At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War 2018-027
At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War
By Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz
A review by Ralph M. Hitchens
Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War, 1939-1945 2018-026
Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War, 1939-1945
By Alan Allport
A review by Sebastian H. Lukasik
An International Civil War: Greece, 1943-1949 2018-025
An International Civil War: Greece, 1943-1949
By Andre Gerolymatos
A review by Jonathan Beard
War: An Enquiry 2018-024
War: An Enquiry
By A.C. Grayling
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn: James DeWolf's Diary and Letters, 1876 2018-022
A Surgeon with Custer at the Little Big Horn: James DeWolf's Diary and Letters, 1876
Ed. Todd E. Harburn
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
Enduring the Whirlwind: The German Army in the Russo-German War 1941–1943 2018-021
Enduring the Whirlwind: The German Army in the Russo-German War 1941-1943
By Gregory Liedtke
A review by Timothy Heck
Churchill and the Dardanelles 2018-020
Churchill and the Dardanelles
By Christopher M. Bell
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Jihadism in a Post-Cold War World 2018-019
Jihadism in a Post-Cold War World
A review by Robert L. Tignor
The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo 2018-018
The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo
By Brendan Simms
A review by Andrew J. Roscoe
The Gun in Central Africa: A History of Technology and Politics 2018-017
The Gun in Central Africa: A History of Technology and Politics
By Giacomo Macola
A review by Lindsay Frederick Braun
Decolonization: A Short History 2018-016
Decolonization: A Short History
By Jan C. Jansen and Jurgen Osterhammel
A review by Gates Brown
The Mongol Conquests: The Military Operations of Genghis Khan and Sube'etei 2018-015
The Mongol Conquests: The Military Operations of Genghis Khan and Sube'etei
By Carl Fredrik Sverdrup
A review by Timothy May
A Military History of Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror 2018-014
A Military History of Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror
By Ali Ahmad Jalali
A review by Ken Reynolds
Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Soldiers 2018-013
Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Soldiers
By Ronald S. Coddington
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America 2018-012
Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America
By Audra Jennings
A review by Robert Saxe
Alamein 2018-011
Alamein
By Simon J. Ball
A review by Ralph M. Hitchens
Medicine in First World War Europe: Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists 2018-010
Medicine in First World War Europe: Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists
By Fiona Reid
A review by Alan Hawk
The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost 2018-009
The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost
By Cathal Nolan
A review by Gerd Horten
Dawn of Infamy: A Sunken Ship, a Vanished Crew, and the Final Mystery of Pearl Harbor 2018-008
Dawn of Infamy: A Sunken Ship, a Vanished Crew, and the Final Mystery of Pearl Harbor
By Stephen Harding
A review by Steven K. Bailey
Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War 2018-007
Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War
By James E. Wright
A review by David Cullen
Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer 2018-006
Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer
By David J. Fitzpatrick
A review by Salvatore Cilella
Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire 2018-005
Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire
By Peter H. Wilson
A review by Lee W. Eysturlid
In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War 2018-004
In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War
By Renata Eley Long
A review by Donald A. Rakestraw
Caesar's Greatest Victory: The Battle of Alesia, 52 BC 2018-003
Caesar's Greatest Victory: The Battle of Alesia, 52 BC
By John Sadler and Rosie Serdiville
A review by Guy MacLean Rogers
Nanjing 1937: Battle for a Doomed City 2018-002
Nanjing 1937: Battle for a Doomed City
By Peter Harmsen
A review by Katherine K. Reist
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