H-War Content

Author: 
Sean M. Judge
Reviewer: 
Lewis Bernstein

Bernstein on Judge, 'The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943'

Sean M. Judge. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Edited by Jonathan M. House. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2598-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Bernstein (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John Haldon
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Haldon, 'The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740'

John Haldon. The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740. Carl Newell Jackson Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 432 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08877-1.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Re: Lend Lease

For Greg Banner -- In my opinion, speculation that Lend-Lease helped the Russian nuclear program is almost certainly unfounded. Based on what I learned while working at the Dept. of Energy some years back, I think a couple of things happened. First, Igor Kurchatov and his scientific research team during and after the War came up with a viable design for an implosion weapon, working within their own resources.

Re: Lend Lease

It's nice to see I've gotten Prof. Kuehn to think a little about his hand grenade.

Let us see if i can do it again by posing a question related to his second hand grenade question and answering it, namely:

"Would there have been a Merlin powered P-51 Mustang WITHOUT Lend Lease?

To start with, the technology development tree for the combat evolution of the original Lend Lease P-51A to the Merlin powered P-51B long range escort fighter required the incorporation of the following --

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Adkins and Adkins, 'Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History'

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History. New York: Viking, 2018. xxvi + 449 pp. Illustrations. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7352-2162-8.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John A. Wood
Reviewer: 
Martin Clemis

Clemis on Wood, 'Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War'

John A. Wood. Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2223-6.

Reviewed by Martin Clemis (Temple University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52089

Author: 
James Hinton
Reviewer: 
Tina M. Peabody

Peabody on Hinton, 'Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century'

James Hinton. Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 190 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878713-6.

Reviewed by Tina M. Peabody (University at Albany, SUNY) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53209

Author: 
Kelly O'Neill
Reviewer: 
Mara Kozelsky

Kozelsky on O'Neill, 'Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire'

Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.

Reviewed by Mara Kozelsky (University of South Alabama) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53219

Author: 
Sean M. Judge
Reviewer: 
Lewis Bernstein

Bernstein on Judge, 'The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943'

Sean M. Judge. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Edited by Jonathan M. House. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2598-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Bernstein (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)