Volume 2 - Number 2 - June 2015

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QUERY: Searching for Complete Document or at least Missing Text from JCS 1067

I was hoping that someone on this listserv might be able to assist me in finding an uncensored War Department document from WWII: "Directive to Commander-in-Chief of US Forces of Occupation Regarding the Military Government of Germany: April 1945 (JCS 1067)."  I am particularly interested in filling in the gap in this document which occurs in Part 1, Section 8, after/or is Part B on Suspected War Criminals and Security Arrests.  There is a note attached to any available copies I have found of this document which says that what has been removed was a detailed list of Nazi war criminals and o

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Latest Postings from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Götz Aly
Reviewer: 
Warren Rosenblum

Rosenblum on Aly, 'Die Belasteten: 'Euthanasie' 1939–1945. Eine Gesellschaftsgeschichte'


Götz Aly. Die Belasteten: 'Euthanasie' 1939–1945. Eine Gesellschaftsgeschichte. Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer, 2013. 348 pp. EUR 22.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-10-000429-1.

Reviewed by Warren Rosenblum (Webster University)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ava Fran Kahn, Adam Mendelsohn, eds.
Reviewer: 
Riv-Ellen Prell

Prell on Kahn and Mendelsohn, 'Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History'


Ava Fran Kahn, Adam Mendelsohn, eds. Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014. viii + 309 pp. $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8143-3861-2.

Reviewed by Riv-Ellen Prell (University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Remapping American Jewish History as Transnational

Author: 
Lee I. Levine
Reviewer: 
Marc Bregman

Bregman on Levine, 'Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art'


Lee I. Levine. Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. Illustrations. x + 582 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10089-1.

Reviewed by Marc Bregman (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Jewish History in Late Antiquity through the Prism of Visual Culture

Author: 
Tom A. Miachi
Reviewer: 
Sidney Kasfir

Kasfir on Miachi, 'The Incarnate Being Phenomenon in African Culture: Anthropological Perspectives on the Igala of North-Central Nigeria'


Tom A. Miachi. The Incarnate Being Phenomenon in African Culture: Anthropological Perspectives on the Igala of North-Central Nigeria. Ibadan, Nigeria: Kraft Books Limited, 2012. Illustrations. 388 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-978-918-068-4.

Reviewed by Sidney Kasfir (Art History - Emory University)
Published on H-AfrArts (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Jean M. Borgatti

When Is a Masquerade Something Else?

Author: 
Isak Svensson
Reviewer: 
Sung Yong Lee

Lee on Svensson, 'International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking: Taking Sides in Civil Wars'


Isak Svensson. International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking: Taking Sides in Civil Wars. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015. 158 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-66074-7.

Reviewed by Sung Yong Lee (University at Otago)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hui Faye Xiao
Reviewer: 
Ping Zhu

Zhu on Xiao, 'Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture'


Hui Faye Xiao. Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2014. 224 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99349-2; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99350-8.

Reviewed by Ping Zhu (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
James D. Morrow
Reviewer: 
Burrus M. Carnahan

Carnahan on Morrow, 'Order within Anarchy: The Laws of War as an International Institution'


James D. Morrow. Order within Anarchy: The Laws of War as an International Institution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 240 pp. $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-62677-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04896-6.

Reviewed by Burrus M. Carnahan (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Bill Conlogue
Reviewer: 
Aaron Cowan

Cowan on Conlogue, 'Here and There: Reading Pennsylvania's Working Landscapes'


Bill Conlogue. Here and There: Reading Pennsylvania's Working Landscapes. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2013. 216 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-06081-1; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-06080-4.

Reviewed by Aaron Cowan (Slippery Rock University)
Published on H-Pennsylvania (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Caring for Local Places in a Global Society

Author: 
John W. Flores
Reviewer: 
Thomas Cossentino

Cossentino on Flores, 'Marine Sergeant Freddy Gonzalez, Vietnam War Hero'


John W. Flores. Marine Sergeant Freddy Gonzalez, Vietnam War Hero. Revised edition. Jefferson: Mcfarland & Company, 2014. 277 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7421-9.

Reviewed by Thomas Cossentino (Rutgers University)
Published on H-War (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Julia Brock, Jennifer W. Dickey, Richard J. W. Harker, and Catherine M. Lewis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Surles

Surles on Brock, 'Beyond Rosie: A Documentary History of Women and World War II'


Julia Brock, Jennifer W. Dickey, Richard J. W. Harker, and Catherine M. Lewis, eds. Beyond Rosie: A Documentary History of Women and World War II. Fayetteville: University Of Arkansas Press, 2015. 245 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55728-670-3; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-669-7.

Reviewed by Kenneth Surles (University of Oregon)
Published on H-War (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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