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Author: 
Micki McElya
Reviewer: 
Katie Thompson

Thompson on McElya, 'The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery'


Micki McElya. The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73724-2.

Reviewed by Katie Thompson (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
John F. Wukovits
Reviewer: 
Derek Mallett

Mallett on Wukovits, 'Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack'


John F. Wukovits. Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. xvii + 296 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82324-4.

Reviewed by Derek Mallett (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon, Georgia)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Emily Conroy-Krutz
Reviewer: 
Timothy C. Hemmis

Hemmis on Conroy-Krutz, 'Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic'


Emily Conroy-Krutz. Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5353-3.

Reviewed by Timothy C. Hemmis (Spring Hill College)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Micki McElya
Reviewer: 
Katie Thompson

Thompson on McElya, 'The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery'


Micki McElya. The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73724-2.

Reviewed by Katie Thompson (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
John F. Wukovits
Reviewer: 
Derek Mallett

Mallett on Wukovits, 'Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack'


John F. Wukovits. Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. xvii + 296 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82324-4.

Reviewed by Derek Mallett (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon, Georgia)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Emily Conroy-Krutz
Reviewer: 
Timothy C. Hemmis

Hemmis on Conroy-Krutz, 'Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic'


Emily Conroy-Krutz. Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5353-3.

Reviewed by Timothy C. Hemmis (Spring Hill College)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Tim Kane
Reviewer: 
Anne-Marie Contreras

Contreras on Kane, 'Bleeding Talent: How the US Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution'


Tim Kane. Bleeding Talent: How the US Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. 271 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-39127-7.

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Contreras (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Loch K. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Thomas Reinstein

Reinstein on Johnson, 'A Season of Inquiry Revisited: The Church Committee Confronts America's Spy Agencies'


Loch K. Johnson. A Season of Inquiry Revisited: The Church Committee Confronts America's Spy Agencies. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. 368 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2147-7.

Reviewed by Thomas Reinstein (Temple University)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey