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H-War Content

Author: 
Mark T. Hooker
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Hooker, 'The Military Uses of Literature: Fiction and the Armed Forces in the Soviet Union'


Mark T. Hooker. The Military Uses of Literature: Fiction and the Armed Forces in the Soviet Union. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1996. x + 242 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95563-2.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough)
Published on H-War (August, 1996)

A Glimpse into Soviet Military Culture

Author: 
Hubertus F. Jahn
Reviewer: 
Guillaume P. De Syon

De Syon on Jahn, 'Patriotic Culture in Russia during World War I'


Hubertus F. Jahn. Patriotic Culture in Russia during World War I. Ithaca, N.Y. and London: Cornell University Press, 1995. xiv + 229 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3131-9.

Reviewed by Guillaume P. De Syon (Albright College )
Published on H-War (June, 1996)

Author: 
John Francis Guilmartin, Inc. NetLibrary
Reviewer: 
Adam B. Siegel

Siegel on Guilmartin and NetLibrary, 'A very short war: the Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang'


John Francis Guilmartin, Inc. NetLibrary. A very short war: the Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1995. xxi + 238 pp. ISBN 978-0-585-17507-2.

Reviewed by Adam B. Siegel (Center for Naval Analyses, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Published on H-War (June, 1996)

Author: 
Gary E. Weir
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Beard

Beard on Weir, 'Forged in War: The Naval-Industrial Complex and American Submarine Construction, 1940-1961'


Gary E. Weir. Forged in War: The Naval-Industrial Complex and American Submarine Construction, 1940-1961. Washington, D.C.: Naval Historical Center, 1993. 314 pp. $14.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-945274-15-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Beard (Science Writer-Photo Researcher)
Published on H-War (April, 1996)

Pages

H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Bruce Kuklick
Reviewer: 
Frank Blazich

Blazich on Kuklick, 'The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes'


Bruce Kuklick. The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 224 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2354-9.

Reviewed by Frank Blazich (Smithsonian, National Museum of American History )
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christoph Mick
Reviewer: 
Dan Gashler

Gashler on Mick, 'Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City'


Christoph Mick. Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2015. 480 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-671-6.

Reviewed by Dan Gashler (SUNY Delhi)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Robert K. Brigham
Reviewer: 
Katelyn Tietzen

Tietzen on Brigham, 'The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents'


Robert K. Brigham. The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents. Malden: Wiley Blackwell, 2013. xxi + 301 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-9899-8.

Reviewed by Katelyn Tietzen (Kansas State University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jeffrey S. Lantis
Reviewer: 
John Sislin

Sislin on Lantis, 'Arms and Influence: US Technology Innovation and the Evolution of International Security Norms'


Jeffrey S. Lantis. Arms and Influence: US Technology Innovation and the Evolution of International Security Norms. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9977-5.

Reviewed by John Sislin (National Intelligence University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Henry Dozier Russell
Reviewer: 
Jared Dockery

Dockery on Russell, 'The Purge of the Thirtieth Division'


Henry Dozier Russell. The Purge of the Thirtieth Division. Edited by Lawrence M. Kaplan. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2014. 240 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87021-066-2.

Reviewed by Jared Dockery (Harding University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey