H-War Content

Author: 
William B. Folkestad
Reviewer: 
William S. Nelligan

Nelligan on Folkestad, 'The View from the Turret: The 743rd Tank Battalion during World War II'


William B. Folkestad. The View from the Turret: The 743rd Tank Battalion during World War II. Shippensburg, Pa.: Burd Street Press, 1996. vi + 146 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57249-001-7.

Reviewed by William S. Nelligan (National Park Service)
Published on H-War (November, 1996)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
David Eyman

Eyman on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'


Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by David Eyman (History Department, Skidmore College)
Published on H-War (November, 1996)

Author: 
Robert Gannon
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Beard

Beard on Gannon, 'Hellions of the Deep: The Development of American Torpedoes in World War II'


Robert Gannon. Hellions of the Deep: The Development of American Torpedoes in World War II. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996. xiv + 241 pp. $28.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01508-8.

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

A Bumpy Road to Success

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Micah Zenko
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Zenko, 'Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy'


Micah Zenko. Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 336 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-04894-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Dennis C. Jett
Reviewer: 
Sean Cosden

Cosden on Jett, 'American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats'


Dennis C. Jett. American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Tables. xiv + 283 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39566-5.

Reviewed by Sean Cosden (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Avery Plaw, Matthew S. Fricker, Carlos Colon
Reviewer: 
Paul Springer

Springer on Plaw and Fricker and Colon, 'The Drone Debate: A Primer on the U.S. Use of Unmanned Aircraft Outside Conventional Battlefields'


Avery Plaw, Matthew S. Fricker, Carlos Colon. The Drone Debate: A Primer on the U.S. Use of Unmanned Aircraft Outside Conventional Battlefields. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. 356 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4422-3059-0.

Reviewed by Paul Springer (Air University, Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Edward A. Gutiérrez
Reviewer: 
William Gorby

Gorby on Gutiérrez, 'Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience'


Edward A. Gutiérrez. Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1990-0.

Reviewed by William Gorby (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Walter A. McDougall
Reviewer: 
Christopher Hemmer

Hemmer on Walter A. McDougall, 'The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest'


Walter A. McDougall. The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 424 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21145-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Hemmer (Air War College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey