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Re: COMMENT & QUERY: The Military Suicide Rate and Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan

A combined post with additions, just by way of wrapping this up (citations still a bit inconsistent, sorry!).  Thanks to all who sent in suggestions:

Incomplete Bibliography on Suicide in Historical Militaries

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC). Deaths by suicide while on active duty, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2011. MSMR. 2012 Jun;19(6):7-10. PubMed PMID: 22779434.

Re: QUERY: Pre-modern (pre-Napoleonic?) Tactical Intelligence and Reconnaissance

For the eighteenth century, the works of Christopher Duffy are probably the first port of call. Intelligence gathering is mentioned in Duffy's book 'The Military Experience in the Age of Reason' (London, 1987), pp.183-6, in 'The Army of Frederick the Great' (2nd edn., Chicago, 1996), pp.213-5, and I'm sure it must also be in his work on the Austrian army of the period: 'Instrument of War: The Austrian Army in the Seven Years War' (Chicago, 2000).

Author: 
Shinsuke Satsuma
Reviewer: 
Ian Saxine

Saxine on Satsuma, 'Britain and Colonial Maritime War in the Early Eighteenth Century: Silver, Seapower and the Atlantic'


Shinsuke Satsuma. Britain and Colonial Maritime War in the Early Eighteenth Century: Silver, Seapower and the Atlantic. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2013. 298 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78204-174-0.

Reviewed by Ian Saxine (Northwestern University)
Published on H-War (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

War, at Sea

Author: 
Alexander Sarantis, Neil Christie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Sarantis and Christie, 'War and Warfare in Late Antiquity'


Alexander Sarantis, Neil Christie, eds. War and Warfare in Late Antiquity. 2 volumes. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 1024 pp. $329.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-25257-8.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland)
Published on H-War (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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