Military History Digest #364

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Ancient:

  •  Romans Ventured Deeper Into Wales Than Thought, Road Discovery Shows | Roman Britain | the Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jun/05/romans-ventured-deeper-into-wales-than-tho...

 

Medieval:

  •  Fighting Against the Abbasids: Rebellions of the Khurramiyya in the 8th Century - Medievalists.net https://www.medievalists.net/2022/06/fighting-against-the-abbasids-rebellions-of-the-khurr...

 

18th Century (to 1815):

  •  The 1762 British Invasion of Spanish-Ruled Philippines: Beyond Imperial and National Imaginaries https://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/events/16sep2022-the-1762-british-invasion-of-spanish-ruled-p...

 

1815-1861:

  •  The First Reconstruction | Van Gosse | University of North Carolina Press https://uncpress.org/book/9781469660103/the-first-reconstruction/

 

Civil War

  •  Booknotes: James Longstreet and the American Civil War | Civil War Books and Authors https://cwba.blogspot.com/2022/06/booknotes-james-longstreet-and-american.html

  •  Destination Freedom: The Underground Railroad Walking Tour of Waverly | Lackawanna County, Pa https://www.visitnepa.org/things-to-do/self-guided-tours/destination-freedom-walking-tour/

  •  Harding: Gettysburg's Lost Love Story (2022) | Book Reviews | Civil War Monitor https://www.civilwarmonitor.com/blogs/harding-gettysburgs-lost-love-story-2022

  •  Military Book Review Crosshairs on the Capital: Jubal Earlys Raid on Washington, D.C., July 1864 - Reasons, Reactions, and Results https://www.strategypage.com/bookreviews/2308

  •  Recovering From the Trauma of the Civil War: Mental Health - the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/recovering-from-the-trauma-of-the-civil-war-mental-health/

  •  Review - "Hidden History of Civil War Florida" By Robert Redd | Civil War Books and Authors https://cwba.blogspot.com/2022/06/review-hidden-history-of-civil-war.html

  •  Review - "True Blue: White Unionists in the Deep South During the Civil War and Reconstruction" By Clayton Butler | Civil War Books and Authors https://cwba.blogspot.com/2022/06/review-true-blue-white-unionists-in.html

  •  Review Of Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean. the Cambridge History of the American Civil War: Volume 1, Military Affairs. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 642 Pp. $158.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-107-14889-5. Reviewed by Aaron Dilday (Palo Alto College)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56314

  •  Review Of Fergus M. Bordewich. Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America. New York: Alfred a. Knopf, 2020. Illustrations. Xx + 450 Pp. $32.50 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-451-49444-3. Reviewed by Chris Fobare (Worcester State University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=57066

  •  Should Fort Monroe Be the National Emancipation Landmark? - the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/should-fort-monroe-be-the-national-emancipation-landmark/

  •  This Year's List of Military History Releases Just Got More Interesting | Civil War Books and Authors https://cwba.blogspot.com/2022/06/this-years-list-of-military-history.html

  •  Home - Netflix https://www.netflix.com/title/81024260?trkid=13747225&s=i&vlang=en&clip=81573068

 

1865-1914

  •  As Black Power Grew, Violence Increased to Suppress It - the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/as-black-power-grew-violence-increased-to-suppress-it/

  •  How the Civil War and Reconstruction Era Presidents Ranked According to Historians - the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/how-the-civil-war-and-reconstruction-era-presidents-ranke...

  •  Religion and Confederate Ideology in Brazil After the Civil War - the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/religion-and-confederate-ideology-in-brazil-after-the-civ...

 

First World War:

  •  Blog - World War I Sniping How Did It Happen? - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/World_War_One_SnipingRifles/

  •  Fate of Zeppelinl-19, 1916 - Dawlish Chronicles https://dawlishchronicles.com/2022/06/16/fate-of-zeppelin-l-19-1916/

  •  Mission to Recover Wwi Wreck With Wine Worth 'Millions' Foiled by British Authorities | VinePair https://vinepair.com/booze-news/scuba-divers-recover-wine/

 

Interwar:

  •  Book Review: The Ukrainian Intelligentsia and Genocide: The Struggle for History, Language, and Culture in the 1920s and 1930s by Victoria Malko | Lse Review of Books https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2022/06/07/book-review-the-ukrainian-intelligents...

  •  Military Book Review the Spanish Civil War at Sea: Dark and Dangerous Waters https://www.strategypage.com/bookreviews/2307

  •  Review Of Geoffrey C. Gunn. Ho Chi Minh in Hong Kong. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 300 Pp. $99.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-108-83325-7. Reviewed by Sophie Quinn-Judge (Temple University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=57486

 

Second World War:

  •  A Secret City With a Secret African American History - the New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/11/us/oak-ridge-tennessee-manhattan-project.html?action=cl...

  •  A Tale of Two Pilots, Hurricane Girls & a Frenchman! - Island Fortress https://island-fortress.com/2022/06/17/a-tale-of-two-pilots-the-hurricane-girls-june-194o/

  •  A World War II Veteran Gets His DueNearly 80 Years After Surviving D-Day - Wsj https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-world-war-ii-veteran-gets-his-duenearly-80-years-after-surv...

  •  Amy Gutmans Father Fled the Nazis. Shes the New U.S. Ambassador to Germany. - the New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/24/world/europe/germany-ambassador-amy-gutmann.html

  •  China's War, China's Memories | the National Wwii Museum | New Orleans https://www.nationalww2museum.org/events-programs/events/130156-chinas-war-chinas-memories

  •  Death-Defying: Voluntary Death as Honorable Ideal in the German-Japanese Alliance | Central European History | Cambridge Core https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/central-european-history/article/abs/deathdefying-...

  •  H-027-1 Search for Wasp and Hornet https://www.history.navy.mil/about-us/leadership/director/directors-corner/h-grams/h-gram-...

  •  Haunting Photos Reveal Ordinary Lives of German Troops in Wwii Lublin the First News https://www.thefirstnews.com/article/haunting-wwii-photos-taken-by-wehrmacht-soldier-in-lu...

  •  Historiography and Accepting What We Always Knew the Crusader Project https://rommelsriposte.com/2022/06/26/historiography-and-accepting-what-we-always-knew/

  •  Leo Marks Head of Soe Codes and Cyphers Alan Malcher https://alanmalcher.com/2022/06/08/leo-marks-head-of-soe-codes-and-cyphers/

  •  Meet Harold Gillies, the Wwi Surgeon Who Rebuilt the Faces of Injured Soldiers | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/06/meet-harold-gillies-the-wwi-surgeon-who-rebuilt-th...

  •  Pope Orders Online Release of Wwii-Era Pius Xii Jewish Files | Snopes.com https://www.snopes.com/ap/2022/06/23/pope-orders-online-release-of-wwii-era-pius-xii-jewis...

  •  Review Of John E. Schmitz. Enemies Among Us: The Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans During the Second World War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Illustrations, Maps. 430 Pp. $65.00 (E-Book), Isbn 978-1-4962-2755-3; $65.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-4962-2414-9. Reviewed by Tyler Correia (York University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56962

  •  Review Of Peter Kornicki. Eavesdropping on the Emperor: Interrogators and Codebreakers in Britain's War With Japan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 376 Pp. $29.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-19-760280-5. Reviewed by Sarah-Louise Miller (King's College London)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=57654

  •  Sergeant Hugo Bleicher of the Abwehr: Responsible for Crushing Resistance in France. Alan Malcher https://alanmalcher.com/2022/06/08/sergeant-hugo-bleicher-of-the-abwehr-responsible-for-cr...

  •  Sigint Historian: Oh L L! a French Farce in the Records of British Intelligence https://siginthistorian.blogspot.com/2022/06/oh-la-la-french-farce-in-records-of.html

  •  Soe Wireless Station in England Alan Malcher https://alanmalcher.com/2022/06/08/soe-wireless-station-in-england/

  •  The German Wireless Deception Leading to the Deaths of Three Soe Agents Sent to France. Alan Malcher https://alanmalcher.com/2022/06/13/the-german-wireless-deception-leading-to-the-deaths-of-...

  •  The Mosin-Nagant in Romania After Wwii WWIIafterWWII https://wwiiafterwwii.wordpress.com/2022/06/11/the-mosin-nagant-in-romania-after-wwii/

  •  Tigers in Italy 1944-45 Mike's Research https://mikesresearch.com/2022/06/26/tigers-in-italy-1944-45/

  •  USS Samuel B. Roberts, Sunk in Battle of Leyte Gulf, Found - Usni News https://news.usni.org/2022/06/28/uss-samuel-b-roberts-sunk-in-battle-of-leyte-gulf-found

  •  Women, Minorities, and the Manhattan Project | Restricted Data http://blog.nuclearsecrecy.com/2015/11/27/women-minorities-and-the-manhattan-project/

 

Cold War:

  •  'We're Fed Up With It': Survivors of the USS Liberty Look for Answers 55 Years Later | Military.com https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/06/08/were-fed-it-survivors-of-uss-liberty-look-a...

  •  40 Years on - the Lessons of the Falklands War | Thin Pinstriped Line https://thinpinstripedline.blogspot.com/2022/06/40-years-on-lessons-of-falklands-war.html

  •  A-4 Skyhawk: Why the Navy and Marines Loved This Historic Fighter - 19FortyFive https://www.19fortyfive.com/2021/12/a-4-skyhawk-why-the-navy-and-marines-loved-this-histor...

  •  Falklands War Display Opens at the Poppy Factory https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/articles/falklands-war-display-opens-at-the-poppy-factory-55399/

  •  Photo Exclusive: Sailor Shares Never-Before-Published Images of Historic Attack on USS Liberty | Military.com https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/06/21/photo-exclusive-sailor-shares-never-publish...

  •  The U.S. Air Force Is Gradually Rebuilding Its B-52 Bombers From the Rivets Out https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2021/09/27/the-us-air-force-is-gradually-rebuilding-...

 

Post Cold War:

  •  Panzerfaust 3: The Cold War Weapon Wrecking Russian Tanks in Ukraine https://www.historynet.com/panzerfaust-3/

  •  Review Of Luis Hernandez Navarro. Self-Defense in Mexico: Indigenous Community Policing and the New Dirty Wars (Latin America in Translation/en Traduccin/Em Traduo). Translated by Ryan Ramor. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. X + 263 Pp. $29.95 (Paper), Isbn 978-1-4696-5453-9. Reviewed by Nathaniel Morris (University College London)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56543

  •  The Surreal Case of a C.I.A. Hackers Revenge | MetaFilter https://www.metafilter.com/195554/The-Surreal-Case-of-a-CIA-Hackers-Revenge

  •  Were Doing It Wrong: Returning the Study of War to the Center of Professional Military Education - Modern War Institute https://mwi.usma.edu/were-doing-it-wrong-returning-the-study-of-war-to-the-center-of-profe...

  •  Why Drones Have Not Revolutionized War: The Enduring Hider-Finder Competition in Air Warfare | International Security | Mit Press https://direct.mit.edu/isec/article/46/4/130/111172/Why-Drones-Have-Not-Revolutionized-War...

 

Naval:

  •  40 Years of Missile Warfare: What the Losses of Hms Sheffield and Rfs MoskvaTell Us About War at Sea | Center for International Maritime Security https://cimsec.org/40-years-of-missile-warfare-what-the-losses-of-hms-sheffield-and-rfs-mo...

  •  Blog - Warship 2022 Q&A With Editor John Jordan - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/Warship_2022_QandA/

  •  The Battle for the Seas in World War II, and How It Changed History - the New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/13/books/review/victory-at-sea-paul-kennedy.html?searchRes...

  •  Three Misleading Diaries: John Knyveton Md From Naval Surgeons Mate to Man-Midwife - Martin H. Evans, Geoffrey Hooper, 2014 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0843871414552609?journalCode=ijha

 

Thematic/Misc:

  •  Airlines in the Falklands 40 Years After the War https://thepointsguy.com/news/falklands-flights-argentina-uk/

  •  Alabama Shipyard: On the Mobile Waterfront, a Sleeping Giant Has Awakened https://gcaptain.com/alabama-shipyard-on-the-mobile-waterfront-a-sleeping-giant-has-awakened/

  •  David's Island: New Rochelles Abandoned, Unsellable Treasure - Untapped New York https://untappedcities.com/2022/06/14/davids-island-new-rochelle/

  •  Fertile Blood: War and Medicine | HistoryNet https://www.historynet.com/fertile-blood/

  •  Genocide Determinations and Ukraine: A Q&A With Fmr. Ambassador Todd Buchwald https://www.justsecurity.org/81903/genocide-determinations-and-ukraine-a-qa-with-fmr-ambas...

  •  Review Of Kjell Follingstad Anderson, Erin Jessee, Eds. Researching Perpetrators of Genocide. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 224 Pp. $79.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-299-32970-9. Reviewed by Christopher P. Davey (Clark University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=57348

  •  Review Of Steven Paget, Ed. Allies in Air Power: A History of Multinational Air Operations. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2020. 314 Pp. $45.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8131-8032-8. Reviewed by Eric Perinovic (Temple University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56276

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  •  The Nuclear Dilemma: Deterrence Works, Up to a Point - Engelsberg Ideas https://engelsbergideas.com/essays/the-nuclear-dilemma-deterrence-works-up-to-a-point/

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