Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
Submissions
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Books Available for Review (most recent listings starred):

Ancient, Medieval

The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World
By Adrienne Mayor
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xiv, 519. ISBN 978-0-691-14720-8.
Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
By Adrian Goldsworthy
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. viii, 598. ISBN 978-0-300-17872-2.
The Battle of Kulikovo Refought: "The First National Defeat"
By Kati M.J. Parppei
Boston: Brill, 2017. Pp. xii, 258. ISBN 978-90-04-33616-2.
Battle Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1440-1462
By Hugh Bicheno
New York: Pegasus, 2017. Pp. xxxi, 368. ISBN 978-1-68177-306-3.
* The Fighting Essex Soldier: Recruitment, War and Society in the Fourteenth Century
By Ed. Christopher Thornton, Jennifer Ward, Neil Wiffin
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK: Essex Publications, 2017. Pp. xii, 178. ISBN 978-1-909291-88-1.
The Mercenary Mediterranean: Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon
By Hussein Fancy
Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 310. ISBN 978-0-226-32964-2.
Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard
By Guy de la Bédoyère
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. vii, 336. ISBN 978-0-300-21895-4.

Early Modern

Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485
By Hugh Bicheno
New York: Pegasus, 2017. Pp. xli, 390. ISBN 978-1-68177-428-2.
Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War
By Len Travers
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 303. ISBN 978-1-4214-1805-6.
Lovewell's Fight: War, Death, and Memory in Borderland New England
By Robert E. Gray
Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 213. ISBN 978-1-62534-107-5.

Revolutionary War

American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution
By Walter R. Borneman
New York: Little, Brown, 2014. Pp. viii, 469. ISBN 978-0-316-22102-3.
The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution
By Virginia DeJohn Anderson
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 270. ISBN 978-0-19-991686-3.
The Miracle of American Independence: Twenty Ways Things Could Have Turned Out Differently
By Jonathan R. Dull
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2015. Pp. viii, 186. ISBN 978-1-61234-767-7.
Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War
By Kenneth A. Daigler
Washington: Georgetown Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xviii, 317. ISBN 978-1-62616-050-7.

Napoleonic Wars/War of 1812

America's First Crisis: The War of 1812
By Robert P. Watson
Albany: State Univ. of New York Press, 2014. Pp. x, 415. ISBN 978-1-4384-5134-3.
The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812
By Jerry Roberts
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. x, 197. ISBN 978-0-8195-7476-3.
The Man Who Captured Washington: Major General Robert Ross and the War of 1812
By John McCavitt and Christopher T. George
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xiii, 297. ISBN 978-0-8061-5164-9.
Titan: The Art of British Power in the Age of Revolution and Napoleon
By William R. Nester
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xx, 404. ISBN 978-0-8061-5205-9.
War in the Chesapeake: The British Campaigns to Control the Bay, 1813-1814
By Charles Patrick Neimeyer
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. x, 244. ISBN 978-1-61251-865-7.

US West/Indian Wars

Border Law: The First Seminole War and American Nationhood
By Deborah A. Rosen
Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. ix, 316. ISBN 978-0-674-96761-8.
* Depredation and Deceit: The Making of the Jicarilla and Ute Wars in New Mexico
By Gregory F. Michno
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Pp. x, 326. ISBN 978-0-8061-5769-6.
"Hang Them All": George Wright and the Plateau Indian War, 1858
By Donald L. Cutler
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xix, 372. ISBN 978-0-8061-5337-7.
Sign Talker: Hugh Lenox Scott Remembers Indian Country
By Hugh Lenox Scott
Ed. R. Eli Paul. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 260. ISBN 978-0-8061-5354-4.
Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War
By Daniel J. Sharfstein
New York: Norton, 2017. Pp. xvii, 613. ISBN 978-0-393-23941-6.
Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America
By David J. Silverman
Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 371. ISBN 978-0-674-73747-1.

US Civil War

The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865
By Steven E. Sodergren
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 315. ISBN 978-0-8071-6556-0.
Battle of Wills: Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and the Last Year of the Civil War
By David Alan Johnson
Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2016. Pp. 317. ISBN 978-1-63388-245-4.
Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso’s Civil War
By John R. Kelso
Ed. Christopher Grasso. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxxv, 221. ISBN 978-0-300-21096-5.
Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861–1867
By Andrew E. Masich
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. x, 454. ISBN 978-0-8061-5572-2.
The Civil War Letters of Alexander McNeill, 2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
Ed. Mac Wyckoff and Cora Lee Godsey Starling
Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2016. Pp. xxiv, 672. ISBN 978-1-61117-536-3.
The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River
By Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016. Pp. vi, 370. ISBN 978-0-8131-6703-9.
A Field Guide to Antietam: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People
By Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2016. Pp. 347. ISBN 978-1-4696-3020-5.
A Field Guide to Gettysburg, Second Edition: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People
By Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2017. Pp. 477. ISBN 978-1-4696-3336-7.
Grant Invades Tennessee: The 1862 Battles for Forts Henry and Donelson
By Timothy B. Smith
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. xxi, 513. ISBN 978-0-7006-2313-6.
I Shall Be Near to You: A Novel
By Erin Lindsay McCabe
New York: Crown, 2014. Pp. 304. ISBN 978-0-8041-3772-0.
Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History
By Richard Snow
New York: Scribner, 2016. Pp. xii, 395. ISBN 978-1-4767-9418-1.
Jefferson Davis's Final Campaign: Confederate Nationalism and the Fight to Arm Slaves
By Philip D. Dillard
Macon, GA: Mercer Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. vii, 286. ISBN 978-0-88146-605-8.
Kill Jeff Davis: The Union Raid on Richmond, 1864
By Bruce M. Venter
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xxi, 356. ISBN 978-0-8061-5153-3.
Lt. Spalding in Civil War Louisiana: A Union Officer's Humor, Privilege, and Ambition
By Michael D. Pierson
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xxi, 187 ISBN 978-0-8071-6439-6.
Much Embarrassed: Campaign Civil War, Intelligence and the Gettysburg
By George Donne
Solihull, UK: Helion, 2016. Pp. xxiv, 201. ISBN 978-1-910777-86-2.
* The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta
By Earl J. Hess
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 329. ISBN 978-1-4696-3419-7.
A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War
By Williamson Murray and Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. x, 602. ISBN 978-0-691-16940-8.
Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864
By Gary Ecelbarger
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. x, 275. ISBN 978-0-8061-5499-2.
Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War
By Catherine Clinton
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xviii, 144. ISBN 978-0-8071-6457-0.
This Will Make a Man of Me: The Life and Letters of a Teenage Officer in the Civil War
By James M. Scythes
Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv, 179. ISBN 978-1-61146-218-0.
* Utah and the American Civil War: The Written Record
Ed. Kenneth L. Alford
Norman, OK: Arthur H. Clark Co., 2017. Pp. 864. ISBN 978-0-87062-441-4.

19th-Century - Other

Hancock's War: Conflict on the Southern Plains
By William Y. Chalfant
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2010. Pp. 540. ISBN 978-0-87062-371-4.
Kingdom in the West: The Mormons and the American Frontier, vol. 2: At Sword's Point, Pt. 2: A Documentary History of the Utah War, 18581-1859
Ed. William P. MacKinnon
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. 698. ISBN 978-0-87062-386-8.
Nemesis: The First Iron Warship and Her World
By Adrian G. Marshall
Singapore: Ridge Books, 2016. Pp. xvii, 325. ISBN 978-9971-69-822-5.
The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction
By Mark Wahlgren Summers
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2014. Pp. x, 517. ISBN 978-1-4696-1757-2.

World War I

The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War
By James McGrath Morris
Boston: Da Capo, 2017. Pp. 312. ISBN 978-0-306-82383-1.
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I
By William Walker
New York: Scribner, 2016. Pp. xiii, 447. ISBN 978-1-5011-1789-3.
Britain's Quest For Oil: The First World War and the Peace Conferences
By Martin Gibson
Solihull, UK: Helion, 2017. Pp. xx, 228. ISBN 978-1-911512-07-3.
Capturing Hill 70: Canada's Forgotten Battle of the First World War
Ed. Douglas E. Delaney and Serge Marc Durflinger
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 292. ISBN 978-0-7748-3359-2.
The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War, vol. 3: The War with Germany
By Robert Stevenson and Jeffrey Grey
South Melbourne: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 303. ISBN 978-0-19-557677-1.
Clash of Fleets: Naval Battles of the Great War, 1914–18
By Vincent P. O'Hara and Leonard R. Heinz
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 372. ISBN 978-1-68247-008-4.
Climax at Gallipoli: The Failure of the August Offensive
By Rhys Crawley
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2014. Pp. xiv, 364. ISBN 978-0-8061-4426-9.
Eleven Months to Freedom: A German POW's Unlikely Escape from Siberia in 1915
By Dwight R. Messimer
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. ix, 196. ISBN 978-1-68247-065-7.
Filling the Ranks: Manpower in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918
By Richard Holt
Chicago: McGill- Queen's Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 347. ISBN 978-0-7735-4877-0.
* A Deadly Legacy: German Jews and the Great War
By Tim Grady
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 291. ISBN 978-0-300-19204-9.
The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers
By Elizabeth Cobbs
Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. 370. ISBN 978-0-674-97147-9.
* Killer Butterflies: Combat, Psychology and Morale in the British 19th (Western) Division 1915-18
By James Roberts
Solihull, UK: Helion, 2017. Pp. xv, 284. ISBN 978-1-911512-24-0.
Lusitania: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe
By Willi Jasper
Trans. Stewart Spencer. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. vi, 233. ISBN 978-0-300-22138-1.
Over the Top: Alternate Histories of the First World War
Ed. Peter Tsouras and Spencer Jones
London: Frontline Books, 2014. Pp. xxix, 210. ISBN 978-1-84832-753-5.
Passchendaele: The Lost Victory of World War I
By Nick Lloyd
New York: Basic Books, 2017. Pp. xviii, 410. ISBN 978-0-465-09477-6.
The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I
By Lynn Dumenil
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 340. ISBN 978-1-4696-3121-9.
Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914: The Outbreak of the Great War
By James Lyon
New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. Pp. xvi, 306. ISBN 978-1-4725-8003-0.
Somme: Into the Breach
By Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xlviii, 607. ISBN 978-0-674-54519-9.
* This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War
By Linda J. Quiney
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 276. ISBN 978-0-7748-3072-0.
Turning Point 1917: The British Empire at War
Ed. Douglas E. Delaney and Nikolas Gardner
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017. Pp. x, 249. ISBN 978-0-7748-3399-8.
Understanding the Somme 1916: An Illuminating Battlefield Guide
By Thomas Scotland and Steven Heys
Solihull, UK: Helion, 2014. Pp. x, 275. ISBN 978-1-909384-42-2.
Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War
By Peter Hart
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 424. ISBN 978-0-19-046493-6.

World War II

81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness
By Brian Murphy and Toula Vlahou
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. Pp. x, 238. ISBN 978-0-306-82328-2.
Among the Headhunters: An Extraordinary World War II Story of Survival in the Burmese Jungle
By Robert Lyman
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. Pp. xxiii, 282. ISBN 978-0-306-82467-8.
Avenging Angels: Young Women of the Soviet Union's WWII Sniper Corps
By Lyuba Vinogradova
New York: MacLehose Press, 2017. Trans. Arch Tait. Pp. 299. ISBN 978-1-68144-285-3.
The Battle for Belorussia: The Red Army's Forgotten Campaign of October 1943 - April 1944
By David M. Glantz, with Mary Elizabeth Glantz
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. xxv, 758. ISBN 978-0-7006-2329-7.
Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II
By Paul A. Kennedy
Ed. Christopher B. Kennedy. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016. Pp. xviii, 269. ISBN 978-0-8131-6723-7.
Blood and Fears: How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II
By Kevin Wilson
New York: Pegasus, 2017. Pp. xvi, 541. ISBN 978-1-68177-319-3.
British Intelligence and Hitler's Empire in the Soviet Union, 1941-1945
By Ben Wheatley
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xiv, 254. ISBN 978-1-4742-9722-6.
The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan
By Stephen Harding
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 289. ISBN 978-0-306-82340-4.
* Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom
By Thomas E. Ricks
New York: Penguin, 2017. Pp. 339. ISBN 978-1-59420-613-9.
Churchill on the Far East in the Second World War: Hiding the History of the "Special Relationship"
By Cat Wilson
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Pp. xi, 265. ISBN 978-1-137-36394-7.
Confronting Case Blue: Briansk Front's Attempt To Derail The German Drive To The Caucasus, July 1942
By Igor' Sdvizhkov
Trans. and ed. Stuart Britton; Solihull, UK: Helion and Co., 2017. Pp. vii, 420. ISBN 978-1-911096-43-6.
The Dark Heart of Hitler's Europe: Nazi Rule in Poland under the General Government
By Martin Winstone
New York: I.B. Tauris, 2015. Pp. xi, 306. ISBN 978-1-78076-477-1.
D-Day Remembered: The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory
By Michael Dolski
Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2016. Pp. xxiii, 310. ISBN 978-1-62190-218-8.
* Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod
By Ray E. Boomhower
Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. 242. ISBN 978-0-253-03036-8.
Eisenhower's Guerrillas: The Jedburghs, the Maquis, and the Liberation of France
By Benjamin F. Jones
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiii, 384. ISBN 978-0-19-994208-4.
Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War
By Noriko Kawamura
Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 238. ISBN 978-0-295-99517-5.
* Exporting British Policing During the Second World War: Policing Soldiers and Civilians
By Clive Emsley
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xii, 256. ISBN 978-1-350-02501-1.
The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes
By Bruce Kuklick
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. ix, 212. ISBN 978-0-7006-2354-9.
First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit
By Patrick K. O'Donnell
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2014. Pp. xi, 290. ISBN 978-o-306-82172-1.
From Victory to Stalemate: The Western Front, Summer 1944
By Charles J. Dick
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. xiv 465. ISBN 978-o-7006-2293-1.
* Glenn Miller Declassified
By Dennis M. Spragg
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xviii, 386. ISBN 978-1-61234-895-7.
Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack
By John Wukovits
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. Pp. xvii, 296. ISBN 978-0-306-82324-4.
Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard
By Rochus Misch; co-authored by Michael Stehle, Jörn Precht, Ralph Giordano, Regina Carstensen, and Sandra Zarrinbal
London: Frontline Books, 2014. Pp. xvii, 254. ISBN 978-1-84832-749-8.
The Holocaust: A New History
By Laurence Rees
New York: PublicAffairs, 2017. Pp. xv, 509. ISBN 978-1-61039-844-2.
Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II
By Frank Lavin
Athens: Ohio Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xix, 378. ISBN 978-0-8214-2255-7.
In the Highest Degree Tragic: The Sacrifice of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in the East Indies during World War II
By Donald M. Kehn Jr.
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xiii, 513. ISBN 978-1-61234-820-9.
An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler
By Peter Fritzsche
New York: Basic Books, 2016. Pp. xviii, 356. ISBN 978-0-465-05774-0.
Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life
By James Scott Wheeler
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2015. Pp. x, 589. ISBN 978-0-8131-6602-5.
The Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory
By Michael Lucken
Trans. Karen Grimwade. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 351. ISBN 978-0-231-17702-3.
The Jew Who Defeated Hitler: Henry Morgenthau Jr., FDR, and How We Won the War
By Peter Moreira
Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014. Pp. 348. ISBN 978-1-61614-958-1.
Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II
By Stephen Harding
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 253. ISBN 978-0-306-82338-1.
The Marines in World War II
By Michael E. Haskew
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2016. Pp. 224. ISBN 978-1-250-10116-7.
* Midnight in the Pacific: Guadalcanal: The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War
By Joseph Wheelan
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 356. ISBN 978-0-306-82459-3.
The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II
By Robert P. Watson
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 292. ISBN 978-0-306-82489-0.
* OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman’s Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army
By Ann Todd
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xviii, 258. ISBN 978-1-68247-150-0.
Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance
By Ada Gobetti
[Torino: Einaudi, 1956; rpt. 1996.] Ed. and trans. Jomarie Alano. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 357. ISBN 978-0-19-938054-1.
Prairie Forge: The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II
By James J. Kimble
Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2014. Pp. xv, 217. ISBN 978-0-8032-4878-6.
Project Eagle: The American Christians of North Korea in World War II
By Robert S. Kim
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books 2017. Pp. xv, 292. ISBN 978-1-61234-869-8.
Rails of War: Supplying the Americans and Their Allies in China-Burma-India
By Steven James Hantzis
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books 2017. Pp. xiii, 199. ISBN 978-1-61234-853-7.
The Riviera at War: World War II on the Côte d'Azur
By George G. Kundahl
New York: I.B. Tauris, 2017. Pp. xxii, 425. ISBN 978-1-78453-871-2.
Rocky Boyer's War: An Unvarnished History of the Air Blitz that Won the War in the Southwest Pacific
By Allen D. Boyer
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 426. ISBN 978-1-68247-096-1.
Second World War British Military Camouflage: Designing Deception
By Isla Forsyth
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. viii, 229. ISBN 978-1-4742-2260-0.
Small Town America in World War II: War Stories from Wrightsville, Pennsylvania
By Ronald E. Marcello
Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2014. Pp. xvi, 452. ISBN 978-0-06-225737-6.
So Long for Now: A Sailor's Letters from the USS Franklin
By Jerry L. Rogers
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 416. ISBN 978-0-8061-5632-3.
Speer: Hitler's Architect
By Martin Kitchen
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 442. ISBN 978-0-300-19044-1.
The Spy in Hitler's Inner Circle: Hans-Thilo Schmidt and the Intelligence Network that Decoded Enigma
By Paul Paillole
Trans. Curtis Key and Hannah McAdams. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016. Pp. xiv, 272. ISBN 978-1-61200-371-9.
Stalingrad
By David M. Glantz and Jonathan M. House
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2017. Pp. xviii, 619. ISBN 978-0-7006-2382-2.
Their Backs against the Sea: The Battle of Saipan and the Largest Banzai Attack of World War II
By Bill Sloan
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. 278. ISBN 978-0-306-82471-5.
The Three Musketeers of the Army Air Forces: From Hitler's Fortress Europa to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
By Robert O. Harder
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xv, 254. ISBN 978-1-61251-902-9.
Tin Can Titans: The Heroic Men and Ships of World War II’s Most Decorated Navy Destroyer Squadron
By John Wukovits
Boston: Da Capo, 2017. Pp. xiii, 320. ISBN 978-0-306-82430-2.
Toxic Exposures: Mustard Gas and the Health Consequences of World War II in the United States
By Susan L. Smith
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 187. ISBN 978-0-8135-8609-0.
The Wartime Diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano 1939-1943
By Galeazzo Ciano
Ed. Alan Sutton. Millview, Stroud, UK: Fonthill, 2015. Pp. 438. ISBN 978-1-78155-448-7.
WASP of the Ferry Command: Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds
By Sarah Byrn Rickman
Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2016. Pp. xvii, 440. ISBN 978-1-57441-637-4.
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light under German Occupation, 1940-1944
By Ronald C. Rosenbottom
New York: Little, Brown, 2014. Pp. xxxii, 447. ISBN 978-0-316-21744-6.

Cold War

Churchill's Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the World
By Peter Speiser
New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. Pp. xv, 204. ISBN 978-1-40888-021-0.
Truman, Franco's Spain, and the Cold War
By Wayne H. Bowen
Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 197. ISBN 978-0-8262-2117-9.

Korean War

Vietnam War

The British and the Vietnam War: Their Way with LBJ
By Nicholas Tarling
Singapore: NUS Press, 2017. Pp. x, 451. ISBN 9789814722230.
* Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
By Mark Bowden
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017. Pp. 610. ISBN 978-0-8021-2700-6.
Nine Days in May: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, 1967
By Warren K. Wilkins
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 412. ISBN 978-0-8061-5715-3.
Through the Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam
By William Reeder Jr.
Annapolis, Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv, 238. ISBN 978-1-59114-586-8.
Vietnam's High Ground: Armed Struggle for the Central Highlands, 1954-1965
By J.P. Harris
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. xi, 538. ISBN 978-0-7006-2283-2.

20th Century - Other

The 1st Infantry Division and the U.S. Army Transformed: Road to Victory in Desert Storm, 1970-1991
By Gregory Fontenot
Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2017. Pp. xxxiii, 526. ISBN 978-0-8262-2118-6.
* Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force
By Brian D. Laslie
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2017. Pp. xi, 229. ISBN 978-0-8131-6998-9.
* At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War
By Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2017. Pp. xvi, 298. ISBN 978-0-8131-6955-2.
Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad
Ed. Xavier Bougerel, Raphaëlle Branche, Cloé Drieu
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xii, 238. ISBN 978-1-4742-4942-3.
The Commander: Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence 1914–1948
By Laila Parsons
New York: Hill and Wang, 2016. Pp. xvi, 295. ISBN 978-0-8090-6712-1.
* Crossing the River Kabul: An Afghan Family Odyssey
By Kevin McLean
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xvi, 257. ISBN 978-1-61234-897-1.
General Lesley J. McNair: Unsung Architect of the U.S. Army
By Mark T. Calhoun
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2015. Pp. xvii, 412. ISBN 978-0-7006-2069-2.
* The Golden Fleece: High-Risk Adventure at West Point
By Tom Carhart
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xi, 211. ISBN 978-1-61234-910-7.
Greece, the Decade at War: Occupation, Resistance and Civil War
By David Brewer
New York: I.B. Tauris, 2016. Pp. x, 320. ISBN 978-1-78076-854-0.
* Human Rights after Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes
By Dan Plesch
Washington, DC: Georgetown Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx, 251. ISBN 978-1-62616-431-4.
* India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971
By Arjun Subramaniam
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 562. ISBN 978-1-68247-241-5.
Inside Israel's Northern Command: The Yom Kippur War on the Syrian Border [2014]
Ed. Dani Asher
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016. Pp. 701. ISBN 978-0-8131-6737-4.
Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War
By Gerben Zaagsma
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. ix, 250. ISBN 978-1-4725-4725-1.
Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany
By Noah Benezra Strote
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 357. ISBN 978-0-300-21905-0.
* Perpetrators: The World of the Holocaust Killers
By Guenter Lewy
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 195. ISBN 978-0-19-066113-7.
Radovan Karadžic: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide
By Robert J. Donia
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 339. ISBN 978-1-107-42308-4.
Ranger: A Soldier's Life
By Ralph Puckett and D.K.R. Crossell
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2017. Pp. 278. ISBN 978-0-8131-6931-6.
The Russian Revolution: A New History
By Sean McMeekin
New York: Basic Books, 2017. Pp. xxxi, 445. ISBN 978-0-465-03990-6.
* The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict
By Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxxi, 506. ISBN 978-0-19-069348-0.
Stalin's American Spy: Noel Field, Allen Dulles and the East European Show Trials
By Tony Sharp
New York: Hurst, 2014. Pp. xiii, 410. ISBN 978-1-84904-344-1.
* Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party
By A. James McAdams
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvii, 564. ISBN 978-0-691-16894-4.
The War for Africa: Twelve Months that Transformed a Continent
By Fred Bridgland
Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017. Pp. 501. ISBN 978-1-61200-492-1.
* Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003
By Pesach Malovany
Trans. Ronna Englesberg. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2017. Pp. xxi, 931. ISBN 978-0-8131-6943-9.
Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation
By Matthew Ford
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. 264. ISBN 978-0-19-062386-9.
Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945-1948
By Christopher Knowles
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. x, 278. ISBN 978-1-4742-6743-4.
* Women, Warfare and Representation: American Servicewomen in the Twentieth Century
By Emerald M. Archer
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xiv, 238. ISBN 978-1-4742-3803-8.

21st Century

Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group
By Stig Jarle Habsen
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 213. ISBN 978-0-19-026482-6.
* America's Digital Army: Games at Work and War
By Robertson Allen
Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 199. ISBN 978-1-4962-0191-1.
Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare
Ed. Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xviii, 296. ISBN 978-1-19-022108-9.
Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism
By David Kilcullen
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 288. ISBN 978-1-19-060054-9.
Cassandra in Oz: Counterinsurgency and Future War
By Conrad C. Crane
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 307. ISBN 978-1-68247-007-7.
The Chosen Few: A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of Afghanistan
By Gregg Zoroya
Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 370. ISBN 978-0-306-82483-8
The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear between Nations
By Ben Buchanan
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. vii, 290. ISBN 978-0-19-066501-2
Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein
By John Nixon
New York: Blue Rider Press, 2016. Pp. 242. ISBN 978-0-399-57581-5
Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism
By Jennifer Percy
New York: Scribner, 2014. Pp. 223. ISBN 978-1-4516-6198-9
The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan
By Graeme Smith
Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2015. Pp. xvi, 298. ISBN 978-1-61902-479-3
The Dust of Kandahar: A Diplomat among Warriors in Afghanistan
By Jonathan S. Addleton
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 253. ISBN 978-1-68247-079-4.
Enemies Known and Unknown: Targeted Killings in America's Transnational Wars
By Jack McDonald
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 318. ISBN 978-0-19-068307-8.
Fire in My Eyes: An American Warrior’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory
By Brad Snyder and Tom Sileo
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 248. ISBN 978-0-306-82514-9.
Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan
By Douglas A. Wissing
Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 172. ISBN 978-0-253-02285-1.
How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon
By Rosa Brooks
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2016. Pp. viii, 438. ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3.
* How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon
By Daniel R. Green
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 256. ISBN 978-1-61251-815-2.
ISIS: A History
By Fawaz A. Gerges
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiii, 368. ISBN 978-0-691-17000-8.
Light It Up: The Marine Eye for Battle in the War for Iraq
By John Pettegrew
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 215. ISBN 978-1-4214-1785-1.
Rebooting Clausewitz: "On War" in the Twenty-First Century
By Christopher Coker
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv, 188. ISBN 978-0-19-065653-9.
Rebuttal: The CIA Responds to the Senate Intelligence Committee's Study of Its Detention and Interrogation Program
Ed. Bill Harlow
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. 344. ISBN 978-1-59114-587-5.
Relentless Strike: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command
By Sean Naylor
New York: St. Martin's, 2015. Pp. xiii, 540. ISBN 978-1-250-01454-2.
Scales on War: The Future of America's Military at Risk
By Bob Scales
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 234. ISBN 978-1-68247-102-9.
Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery: Where War Comes Home
By Robert M. Poole
New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. Pp. 242. ISBN 978-1-62040-293-1.
* Service in a Time of Suspicion: Experiences of Muslims Serving in the U.S. Military Post-9/11
By Michelle Sandhoff
Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press, 2017. Pp. x, 162. ISBN 978-1-60938-535-4.
Slippery Slope: Europe's Troubled Future
By Giles Merritt
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 270. ISBN 978-1-19-875786-3.
* The Struggle for Iraq: A View from the Ground Up
By Thomas M Renahan
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. x, 520. ISBN 978-1-61234-882-7.
Terror in France: The Rise of Jihad in the West
By Gilles Kepe
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2017 [French orig. 2015]. Pp. xix, 217. ISBN 978-0-691-17484-6.
They Were Heroes: A Sergeant Major's Tribute to Combat Marines of Iraq and Afghanistan
By David K. Devaney
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 269. ISBN 978-1-61251-789-6.
Tough Sell: Fighting the Media War in Iraq
By Tom Basile
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xii, 303. ISBN 978-1-61234-900-8.
Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War
By James Kitfield
New York: Basic Books, 2016. Pp. viii, 405. ISBN 978-0-465-06470-0.
The U.S. Intelligence Community
By Jeffrey T. Richardson
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 632. ISBN 978-0-8133-4918-3.
Where Youth and Laughter Go: With "The Cutting Edge" in Afghanistan
By Seth W.B. Folsom
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xxii, 368. ISBN 978-1-61251-871-8.
* Words Are Weapons: Inside ISIS’s Rhetoric of Terror
By Philippe-Joseph Salazar
Trans. Dorna Khazeni. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 242. ISBN 978-0-300-22322-4.

Multiple time periods

21st Century Knox: Influence, Sea Power, and History for the Modern Era
By David Kohnen
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 161. ISBN 978-1-61251-980-7.
21st Century Patton: Strategic Insights for the Modern Era
By J. Furman Daniel III
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xi, 159. ISBN 978-1-68247-063-3.
Airpower Applied: U.S., NATO, and Israeli Combat Experience
By John Andreas Olsen
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xviii, 413. ISBN 978-1-68247-075-6.
Armoured Warfare: A Military, Political and Global History
By Alaric Searle
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xiii, 269. ISBN 978-1-4411-4250-4.
Anguyiim nalliini = Time of Warring: The History of Bow-and-Arrow Warfare in Southwest Alaska
Ed. Ann Fienup-Riordan
Trans. Alice Rearden et al. Fairbanks: Univ. of Alaska Press, 2016. Pp. xviii, 613. ISBN 978-1-60223-291-4.
The Army of Afghanistan: A Political History of a Fragile Institution
By Antonio Giustozzi
London: Hurst, 2015. Pp. x, 309. ISBN 978-1-84904-481-3.
Belonging to the Nation: Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German Borderlands, 1939-1951
By John J. Kulczycki
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. 402. ISBN 978-0-674-65978-0.
The Big Red One: America's Legendary 1st Infantry Division Centennial Edition, 1917-2017
By James Scott Wheeler
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2017. Pp. xx, 682. ISBN 978-0-7006-2452-2.
The Causes of War and the Spread of Peace: But Will War Rebound?
By Azar Gat
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 303. ISBN 978-0-19-879502-5.
Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims
By David M. Rosen
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 238. ISBN 978-0-8135-6370-1.
The Cold World They Made: The Strategic Legacy of Roberta and Albert Wohlstetter
By Ron Robin
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. 365. ISBN 978-0-674-04657-3.
Conspicuous Gallantry: The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters of James W. King, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry
By Eric R. Faust
Kent, OH: Kent State Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 285. ISBN 978-1-60635-243-4.
Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan
By Danny Orbach
Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x, 367. ISBN 978-1-5017-0528-1.
Dying for the Truth: The Concise History of Frontline War Reporting
By Paul Moorcraft
Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword, 2016. Pp. xviii, 358. ISBN 978-1-4738-7915-7.
The Ethics of Insurgency: A Critical Guide to Just Guerrilla Warfare
By Michael L. Gross
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxvii, 323. ISBN 978-1-107-68464-5.
Faisal I of Iraq
By Ali A. Allawi
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xxxiv, 634. ISBN 978-0-300-12732-4.
Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949
By David Cesarani
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2016. Pp. xl, 1016. ISBN 978-1-250-00083-5.
Friendly Fire in the Literature of War
By Earl R. Anderson
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2017. Pp. vii, 222. ISBN 978-1-4766-6721-8.
The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
By Walter Scheidel
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvii, 504. ISBN 978-0-691-16502-8.
A Great Perhaps? Colombia: Conflict and Divergence
By Dickie Davis, David Kilcullen, Greg Mills, and David Spencer
London: Hurst, 2016. Pp. xxxviii, 229. ISBN 978-1-84904-628-2.
Great Strategic Rivalries: From The Classical World to the Cold War
Ed. James Lacey
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 662. ISBN 978-0-19-062046-2.
Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses—and Misuses—of History
By Barry Eichengreen
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. vi, 512. ISBN 978-0-19-939200-1.
* Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea
By Jan Rüger
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 370. ISBN 978-0-19-967246-2.
The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah
By Kenneth C. Davis
New York: Hachette, 2015. Pp. 406. ISBN 978-1-4013-2410-0.
Hitler's Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars: Comparing Genocide and Conquest
By Edward B. Westermann
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xiii, 322. ISBN 978-0-8061-5433-6.
Hunters and Killers, Vol. 2: Anti-Submarine Warfare from 1943
By Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 254. ISBN 978-1-61251-897-8.
The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World
By Sharon Weinberger
New York: Knopf, 2017. Pp. x, 475. ISBN 978-0-385-35179-9.
In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond
By Robert D. Kaplan
New York: Random House, 2016. Pp. xxxvi, 287. ISBN 978-0-8129-9681-4.
An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict, 1978-2012
By Mike Martin
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xxx, 389. ISBN 978-0-19-938798-4.
Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan
By Adam Montgomery
Chicago: McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 331. ISBN 978-0-7735-4995-1.
Israel's Way of War: A Strategic and Operational Analysis, 1948-2014
By Ehud Eilam
Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2016. Pp. v, 202. ISBN 978-1-4766-6382-1.
Kildare Barracks: From the Royal Field Artillery to the Irish Artillery Corps
By Mark McLoughlin
Sallins, Ireland: Merrion, 2014. Pp. xv, 344. ISBN 978-0-908928-47-4.
Kleinkrieg: The German Experience with Guerrilla Wars, from Clausewitz to Hitler
By Charles D. Melson
Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016. Pp. xvi, 216. ISBN 978-1-61200-356-6.
L.M. Montgomery and War
Ed. Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell
Chicago: McGill- Queen's Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x, 269. ISBN 978-0-7735-4981-4.
Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontier: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison
By Graham Dominy
Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 2016. Pp. xxiv, 279. ISBN 978-0-252-04004-7.
Maps of War: Mapping Conflict through the Centuries
By Stephen Rodrick
New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. Pp. 224. ISBN 978-1-84486-344-0.
Margin of Victory: Five Battles that Changed the Face of Modern War
By Douglas Macgregor
Annapolis, Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 268. ISBN 978-1-61251-996-8.
Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima
By Alexander Rose
New York: Random House, 2015. Pp. x, 480. ISBN 978-0-553-80518-5.
Military Service and American Democracy: From World War II to the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
By William A. Taylor
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2016. Pp. xv, 282. ISBN 978-0-7006-2320-4.
Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction
By Antulio J. Echevarria
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 131. ISBN 978-0-19-934013-2.
More on War
By Martin van Creveld
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 131. ISBN 978-0-19-878817-1.
On Tactics: A Theory of Victory in Battle
By B.A. Friedman
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 242. ISBN 978-1-68247-163-0.
Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces
By Mark Moyar
New York: Basic Books, 2017. Pp. xx, 402. ISBN 978-0-465-05393-3.
Patton's Way: A Radical Theory of War
By James Kelly Morningstar
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 374. ISBN 978-1-61251-979-1.
* Russia: The Story of War
By Gregory Carleton
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 288. ISBN 978-0-674-97248-3.
Secrecy in the Sunshine Era: The Promise and Failures of U.S. Open Government Laws
By Jason Ross Arnold
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2014. Pp. xiv, 542. ISBN 978-0-7006-1992-4.
Soldiers and Civilization: How the Profession of Arms Thought and Fought the Modern World into Existence
By Reed Robert Bonadonna
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 340. ISBN 978-1-68247-067-1.
Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military
By William C. Banks and Stephen Dycus
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. 348. ISBN 978-0-674-73674-0.
* Spies, Lies, and Citizenship: The Hunt for Nazi Criminals
By Mary Kathryn Barbier
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. xiv, 328. ISBN 978-1-61234-727-1.
Strategy: Context and Adaptation from Archidamus to Airpower
Ed. Richard J. Bailey Jr, James W. Forsyth Jr, and Mark O. Yeisley
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 279. ISBN 978-1-68247-003-9.
A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families
By Mike Magner
Boston: Da Capo Press, 2014. Pp. viii, 299. ISBN 978-0-306-82257-5.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Command
Ed. Thomas J. Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. x, 194. ISBN 978-1-61251-800-8.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Cooperation
Ed. Sam J. Tangredi
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 209. ISBN 978-1-61251-853-4.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Leadership
Ed. Thomas J. Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 205. ISBN 978-1-61251-801-5.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Strategy
Ed. Thomas J. Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. x, 200. ISBN 978-0-87021-113-3.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Tactics
Ed. Wayne P. Hughes Jr.
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 200. ISBN 978-1-61251-805-3.
The U.S. Naval Institute on the U.S. Naval Academy: The History
Ed. Thomas Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 159. ISBN 978-1-61251-988-3.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Women in the Navy: The Challenges
Ed. Thomas Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 180. ISBN 978-1-61251-986-9.
The U.S. Naval Institute on Women in the Navy: The History
Ed. Thomas Cutler
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 170. ISBN 978-1-61251-984-5.
Waging Insurgent Warfare: Lessons from the Vietcong to the Islamic State
By Seth G. Jones
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 336. ISBN 978-0-19-060086-0.
War as Paradox: Clausewitz and Hegel on Fighting Doctrines and Ethics
By Youri Cormier
Chicago: McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 315. ISBN 978-0-7735-1769-8.
* War by Numbers: Understanding Conventional Combat
By Christopher A. Lawrence
Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books, 2017. Pp. x, 374. ISBN 978-1-61234-886-5.
War, Peace, and Prosperity in the Name of God: The Ottoman Role in Europe's Socioeconomic Evolution
By Murat Iyigun
Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. xix, 195. ISBN 978-0-226-38843-4.
Winston Churchill in British Art, 1900 to The Present Day: The Titan With Many Faces
By Jonathan Black
New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xxiii, 287. ISBN 978-1-4725-9239-2.
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