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

Ancient, Medieval

After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars
By Paul Cartledge
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. xxx, 203. ISBN 978-0-19-974732-0.
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 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.
Spartacus
By Aldo Schiavone
Trans. J. Carden; Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 177. ISBN 978-0-674-05778-4.

Early Modern

European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802
Ed. Frederick C. Schneid
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 280. ISBN 978-0-8061-4039-1.
The Great Siege of Malta: The Epic Battle between the Ottoman Empire and the Knights of St. John
By Bruce Ware Allen
Lebanon, NH: ForeEdge, 2015. Pp. ix, 325. ISBN 978-1-61168-765-1.
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 Battle for the Fourteenth Colony: America's War of Liberation in Canada, 1774-1776
By Mark R. Anderson
Lebanon, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 2013. Pp. xiv, 438. ISBN 978-1-61168-497-1.
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.

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.
In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars
By James Davey
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xxi, 418. ISBN 978-0-300-20065-2.
The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo
By Brendan Simms
New York: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. xvii, 186. ISBN 978-0-465-06482-3.
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.
Native Memoirs from the War of 1812: Black Hawk and William Apess
By Carl Benn
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 184. ISBN 978-0-4214-1219-1.
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.
The Tupac Amaru Rebellion
By Charles F. Walker
Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xi, 347. ISBN 978-0-674-05825-5.

US Civil War

Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
By Elizabeth R. Varon
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 305. ISBN 978-0-19-021786-0.
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.
* Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier
By Matthew M. Stith
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. ix, 218. ISBN 978-0-8071-6314-6.
I Shall Be Near to You: A Novel
By Erin Lindsay McCabe
New York: Crown, 2014. Pp. 304. ISBN 978-0-8041-3772-0.
In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War
By Renata Eley Long
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 254. ISBN 978-1-61251-836-7.
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.

19th-Century - Other

* The Gun in Central Africa: A History of Technology and Politics
By Giacomo Macola
Athens: Ohio Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 249. ISBN 978-0-8214-2212-0.
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.
Liberty or Death! The Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander—Hero and Patriot of the Americas
By Maria Páez Victor
Ticehurst, UK: Tattered Flag Press, 2013. Pp. xxv, 189. ISBN 978-0-9543115-8-2.
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.
Ottomans and Armenians: A Study in Counterinsurgency
By Edward J. Erickson
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp. xiii, 299. ISBN 978-1-137-36220-9.

World War I

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.
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.
The Diary of Corporal Vince Schürhoff, 1914–1918
Ed. Jim Beach
Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2015. Pp. xv, 335. ISBN 978-0-7509-6600-9.
Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One
By Kate Adie
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013. Pp. 328. ISBN 978-1-4447-5967-9.
A Handful of Bullets: How the Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Still Menaces the Peace
By Harlan K. Ullman
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2014. Pp. x, 227. ISBN 978-1-61251-799-5.
Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI
By Neil Faulkner
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xvii, 528. ISBN 978-0-300-19683-2.
Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front
By Anthony Fletcher
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. xv, 328. ISBN 978-0-300-19553-8.
* Marked for Death: The First War in the Air
By James Hamilton-Paterson
New York: Oegasus, 2016. Pp. 356. ISBN 978-1-68177-158-8.
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.
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.
Somewhere Over There: The Letters, Diary, and Artwork of a World War I Corporal
ByFrancis H. Webster
Ed. Darrek D. Orwig. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 277. ISBN 978-0-8061-5172-4.
The University at War, 1914-25: Britain, France, and the United States
By Tomás Irish
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. x, 254. ISBN 978-1-137-40944-7.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Freckleton, England, Air Disaster: The B-24 Crash That Killed 38 Preschoolers and 23 Adults, August 23, 1944
By James R. Hedtke
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. Pp. xi, 203. ISBN 978-0-7864-7841-5.
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 Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany
By Nathan Stoltzfus
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii, 415. ISBN 978-0-300-21750-6.
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.
* India's War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia
By Srinath Raghavan
New York: Basic Books, 2016. Pp. xvii, 554. ISBN 978-0-465-03022-4.
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 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.
Nanjing 1937: Battle for a Doomed City
By Peter Harmsen
Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015. Pp. 336. ISBN 978-1-61200-284-2.
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.
Paris at War: 1939-1944
By David Drake
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 545. ISBN 978-0-674-50481-3.
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.
Prelude to Berlin: The Red Army's Offensive Operations in Poland and Eastern Germany, 1945
Soviet General Staff
Ed. and trans. Richard W. Harrison. Solihull, UK: Helion, 2016. Pp. xiii, 635. ISBN 978-0-910777-16-9.
The Second World War: A Marxist History
By Chris Bambery
London: Pluto Press, 2014. Pp. viii, 295. ISBN 978-0-7453-3301-4.
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.
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.
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.
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

* The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners
By Peter Speiser
Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 2016. Pp. xiv, 203. ISBN 978-0-252-04016-0.
A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
By Mark A. Bradley
New York: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. xvii, 348. ISBN 978-0-465-03009-5.

Korean War

Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War
By Larry Blomstedt
Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016. Pp. xvi, 305. ISBN 978-0-8131-6611-7.

Vietnam War

The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk
By Jan K. Herman
Annapolis, Naval Inst. Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 160. ISBN 978-0-87021-039-6.
The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War
By Kyle Longley
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2013. Pp. xiv, 351. ISBN 978-0-7006-2110-1.
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.
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968
By John Darrell Sherwood
Washington: Naval History and Heritage Command, 2015. Pp. xviii, 425. ISBN 978-0-945274-76-6.

20th Century - Other

Blue Versus Orange: The U.S. Naval War College, Japan, and the Old Enemy in the Pacific, 1945-1946
By Hal M. Friedman
Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 2013. Pp. xxxiv, 364. ISBN 978-1-935352-02-0.
China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949
By Diana Lary
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 283. ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.
From Kutch to Tashkent: The Indo-Pakistan War of 1965
By Farooq Bajwa
London: Hurst, 2013. Pp. 415. ISBN 978-1-84904-230-7.
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.
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.
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.
The Liberty Incident Revealed: The Definitive Account of the 1967 Israeli Attack on the U.S. Navy Spy Ship
By A. Jay Cristol
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 392. ISBN 978-1-61251-340-9.
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.
Reconstructing a Shattered Egyptian Army: War Minister Gen. Mohamed Fawzi's Memoirs, 1967-1971
Ed. Youssef H. Aboul-Enein
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2014. Pp. xx, 233. ISBN 978-1-61251-460-4.
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.
Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources
By Philippe Le Billon
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 363. ISBN 978-0-19-933346-2.

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.
Archives of the Insensible: Of War, Photopolitics, and Dead Memory
By Allen Feldman
Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. 420. ISBN 978-0-226-27716-5.
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.
British Generals in Blair's Wars
Ed. Jonathan Bailey, Richard Iron, and Hew Strachan
Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. Pp. xvi, 385. ISBN 978-1-4094-3736-9.
Carnage and Connectivity: Landmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power
By David Betz
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. ix, 261. ISBN 978-0-19-026485-7.
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre
By Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield
Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2015. Pp. ix, 345. ISBN 978-1-57441-596-4
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
Don't Mention the War: The Australian Defence Force, the Media and the Afghan Conflict
By Kevin Foster
Clayton, Australia: Monash Univ. Publishing, 2013. Pp. xvii, 168. ISBN 978-1-922235-18-3.
Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone
By Lisa Ellen Silvestri
Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2015. Pp. xv, 239. ISBN 978-0-7006-2136-1.
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.
Rebuttal: The CIA Responds to the Senate Intelligence Committee's Study of Its Detention and Interrogation Program
By 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.
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.
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.
The Unseen War: Allied Air Power and the Takedown of Saddam Hussein
By Benjamin S. Lambeth
Annapolis: Naval Inst. Press, 2013. Pp. xxiv, 435. ISBN 978-1-61251-311-9.
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. xxi1, 368. ISBN 978-1-61251-871-8.

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.
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.
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.
* Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents
By Douglas Carl Peifer
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. x, 331. ISBN 978-0-19-026868-8.
Commerce Raiding: Historical Case Studies, 1755-2009
Ed. Bruce A. Elleman and S.C.M. Paine
Newport, RI: Naval War College, 2013. Pp. x, 341. ISBN 978-1-78266-507-6.
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.
Faisal I of Iraq
By Ali A. Allawi
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2014. Pp. xxxiv, 634. ISBN 978-0-300-12732-4.
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.
Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire
By Peter H. Wilson
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. lxi, 942. ISBN 978-0-674-05809-5.
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.
How to Lose a War at Sea: Foolish Plans and Great Naval Blunders
Ed. Bill Fawcett
New York: William Morrow, 2013. Pp. xii, 349. ISBN 978-0-06-206909-2.
* 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey into His Father's Life
By Stephen Rodrick
New York: Harper, 2013. Pp. 401. ISBN 978-0-06-200476-5.
* 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.
Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era
By Michael Mandelbaum
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. ix, 485. ISBN 978-0-19-046947-4.
Musket, Map and Money: How Military Technology Shaped Geopolitics and Economics
By Jimmy Teng
London: Versita, 2013. Pp. 196. ISBN 978-83-7656-057-1.
Nationalizing France's Army: Foreign, Black, and Jewish Troops in the French Military, 1715-1831
By Christopher J. Tozzi
Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2016. Pp. ix, 306. ISBN 978-0-8139-3833-2.
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
By Annie Jacobsen
New York: Little, Brown, 2015. Pp. viii, 552. ISBN 978-0-316-37176-6.
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.
Soldier, Sailor, Beggarman, Thief: Crime and the British Armed Services since 1914
By Clive Emsley
New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2013. Pp. x, 216. ISBN 978-0-19-965371-3.
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.
Storming the City: U.S. Military Performance in Urban Warfare from World War II to Vietnam
By Alec Wahlman
Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 368. ISBN 978-1-57441-619-0.
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.
To Hell and Back: Europe 1914-1949
By Ian Kershaw
New York: Viking, 2015. Pp. xxiv, 593. ISBN 978-0-670-02458-2.
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. Sam J. Tangredi
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.
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.
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