Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
War is the father of all and the king of all, and some he shows as gods, others as men;
some he makes slaves, others free. — Heracleitus

The Michigan War Studies Review (reference abbreviation MiWSR) publishes book reviews, literature surveys, original essays, commentary, and other material in the field of military studies, with a purview extending from antiquity to the present. Subscription is gratis. Publishers desiring to have books reviewed in MiWSR should contact the editor.

LC ISSN: 1930-045x
2022 Volume
Narvik: The Struggle of Battle Group Dietl in the Spring of 1940 2022-054
Narvik: The Struggle of Battle Group Dietl in the Spring of 1940
By Alex Buchner
A review by Lance R. Blyth
Nature's Army: When Soldiers Fought for Yosemite 2022-052
Nature's Army: When Soldiers Fought for Yosemite
By Harvey Meyerson
A review by Rolf Diamant
Strategy Shelved: The Collapse of Cold War Naval Strategic Planning 2022-050
Strategy Shelved: The Collapse of Cold War Naval Strategic Planning
By Steven T. Wills
A review by John T. Kuehn
Terror Flyers: The Lynching of American Airmen in Nazi Germany 2022-049
Terror Flyers: The Lynching of American Airmen in Nazi Germany
By Kevin T. Hall
A review by Thomas Saylor
Operation Barbarossa: the History of a Cataclysm 2022-048
Operation Barbarossa: the History of a Cataclysm
By Jonathan Dimbleby
A review by David Sutton
Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars 2022-047
Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars
By Theodore McLauchlin
A review by Robert M. Sandow
Dying to Learn: Wartime Lessons from the Western Front 2022-046
Dying to Learn: Wartime Lessons from the Western Front
By Michael A. Hunzeker
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy 2022-044
The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy
By Christian B. Keller
A review by John J. Deeney IV
Oil and the Great Powers: Britain and Germany, 1914–1945 2022-043
Oil and the Great Powers: Britain and Germany, 1914-1945
By Anand Toprani
A review by Mark Klobas
Arming the Irish Revolution: Gunrunning and Arms Smuggling, 1911–1922 2022-042
Arming the Irish Revolution: Gunrunning and Arms Smuggling, 1911-1922
By W.H. Kautt
A review by Daniel Ford
The Making of a King: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greek 2022-041
The Making of a King: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greek
By Robin Waterfield
A review by Ciaran Jones
Grey Wars: A Contemporary History of U.S. Special Operations 2022-040
Grey Wars: A Contemporary History of U.S. Special Operations
By Nancy W. Collins
A review by Iver Johansen
The 2022-039
The "Landmark" Xenophon's Anabasis
Ed. Shane Brennan and David Thomas
A review by Donald Lateiner
Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter 2022-038
Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter
By Robert Hutton
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Drawn Swords in a Distant Land: South Vietnam's Shattered Dreams 2022-037
Drawn Swords in a Distant Land: South Vietnam's Shattered Dreams
By George J. Veith
A review by Arrigo Velicogna
Future War and the Defence of Europe 2022-036
Future War and the Defence of Europe
By John R. Allen, Frederick Ben Hodges, and Julian Lindley-French
A review by Jeremy Black
Physical Control, Transformation and Damage in the First World War: War Bodies 2022-035
Physical Control, Transformation and Damage in the First World War: War Bodies
By Simon Harold Walker
A review by Garrett Gatzemeyer
The 4th Marine Brigade at Belleau Wood and Soissons: History and Battlefield Guide 2022-034
The 4th Marine Brigade at Belleau Wood and Soissons: History and Battlefield Guide
By J. Michael Miller
A review by Stuart R. Lockhart
Emergency Deep: Cold War Missions of a Submarine Commander 2022-033
Emergency Deep: Cold War Missions of a Submarine Commander
By Alfred Scott McLaren
A review by Joel I. Holwitt
Air Power's Lost Cause: The American Air Wars of Vietnam 2022-032
Air Power's Lost Cause: The American Air Wars of Vietnam
By Brian D. Laslie
A review by James R. Smither
A Rhetorical Crime: Genocide in the Geopolitical Discourse of the Cold War 2022-031
A Rhetorical Crime: Genocide in the Geopolitical Discourse of the Cold War
By Anton Weiss-Wendt
A review by Simone Paoli
Stalinism at War: The Soviet Union in World War II 2022-030
Stalinism at War: The Soviet Union in World War II
By Mark Edele
A review by J. Otto Pohl
Sheer Misery: Soldiers in Battle in WW II 2022-029
Sheer Misery: Soldiers in Battle in WW II
By Mary Louise Roberts
A review by Teddy J. Uldricks
Art, Propaganda and Aerial Warfare in Britain during the Second World War 2022-028
Art, Propaganda and Aerial Warfare in Britain during the Second World War
By Rebecca Searle
A review by S.P. MacKenzie
The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace 2022-025
The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace
By Brendan R. Gallagher
A review by Gates Brown
Quicksilver War: Syria, Iraq and the Spiral of Conflict 2022-024
Quicksilver War: Syria, Iraq and the Spiral of Conflict
By William Harris
A review by Jonathan M. House
From Horses to Horsepower: The Mechanization and Demise of the U.S. Cavalry 1916–1950 2022-023
From Horses to Horsepower: The Mechanization and Demise of the U.S. Cavalry 1916-1950
By Alexander Bielakowski
A review by Jeremy Black
Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians 2022-022
Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians
Ed. Gary W. Gallagher and J. Matthew Gallman
A review by Bill Backus
The American Military: A Concise History 2022-020
The American Military: A Concise History
By Joseph T. Glatthaar
A review by Jared Dockery
Bitskrieg: The New Challenge of Cyberwarfare 2022-018
Bitskrieg: The New Challenge of Cyberwarfare
By John Arquilla
A review by Matthew Ford
War Junk: Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada 2022-017
War Junk: Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada
By Alex Souchen
A review by Gregory J. Dehler
The War Beat, Pacific: The American Media at War against Japan 2022-016
The War Beat, Pacific: The American Media at War against Japan
By Steven Casey
A review by Richard Fine
Pearl Harbor: Japan's Attack and America's Entry into World War II 2022-015
Pearl Harbor: Japan's Attack and America's Entry into World War II
By Takuma Melber
A review by James P. Levy
Tank Combat in Spain: Armored Warfare during the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 2022-014
Tank Combat in Spain: Armored Warfare during the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
By Anthony J. Candil
A review by Jose Vicente Herrero
The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order 2022-013
The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order
By Hal Brands and Charles N. Edel
A review by Jordan Becker
Ambitious Honor: George Armstrong Custer's Life of Service and Lust for Fame 2022-012
Ambitious Honor: George Armstrong Custer's Life of Service and Lust for Fame
By James E. Mueller
A review by William Katerberg
Fighting for Time: Rhodesia's Military and Zimbabwe's Independence 2022-011
Fighting for Time: Rhodesia's Military and Zimbabwe's Independence
By Charles D. Melson
A review by Blake Whitaker
Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I 2022-010
Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I
By Geoffrey Wawro
A review by Michael A. Boden
Missionaries: A Novel 2022-009
Missionaries: A Novel
By Phil Klay
A review by Caleb Cage
Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War 2022-008
Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War
By Elizabeth R. Varon
A review by Cathal J. Nolan
Moral Imperative: 1972, Combat Rescue, and the End of America's War in Vietnam 2022-007
Moral Imperative: 1972, Combat Rescue, and the End of America's War in Vietnam
By Darrel D. Whitcomb
A review by Samuel B. Hoff
Courage above All Things: General John Ellis Wool and the U.S. Military, 1812-1863 2022-006
Courage above All Things: General John Ellis Wool and the U.S. Military, 1812-1863
Ed. Harwood P. Hinton and Jerry Thompson
A review by Evan C. Rothera
Negotiating Survival: Civilian-Insurgent Relations in Afghanistan 2022-004
Negotiating Survival: Civilian-Insurgent Relations in Afghanistan
By Ashley Jackson
A review by Scott C. Buchanan
After D-Day: The U.S. Army Encounters the French 2022-003
After D-Day: The U.S. Army Encounters the French
By Robert Lynn Fuller
A review by Andrew Orr
Blood, Metal and Dust: How Victory Turned into Defeat in Afghanistan and Iraq 2022-002
Blood, Metal and Dust: How Victory Turned into Defeat in Afghanistan and Iraq
By Ben Barry
A review by Jonathan M. House
Surviving the Winters: Housing Washington's Army during the American Revolution 2022-001
Surviving the Winters: Housing Washington's Army during the American Revolution
By Steven Elliott
A review by John G. McCurdy
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