Military History Digest #288

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 Ancient:
 1. Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 2015.10.39 http://www.bmcreview.org/2015/10/20151039.html
 2. Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 2016.01.38 http://www.bmcreview.org/2016/01/20160138.html
 3. Bryn Mawr Classical Review: 2016.05.02 http://www.bmcreview.org/2016/05/20160502.html
 
 Medieval:
 4. Welsh Soldiers in the Later Middle Ages | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1898
 
 Early Modern:
 5. Embodying the Militia in Georgian England | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1933
 
 18th Century:
 6. - Enfield Shootout: The P53 vs The P61 In his latest... http://www.historicalfirearms.info/post/145419830349/enfield-shootout-the-p53-vs-the-p61-i...
 7. American Revolution Reading List  Age of Revolutions https://ageofrevolutions.com/2016/06/01/american-revolution-reading-list/
 8. Obscure Battles: Aspern-Essling 1809 http://obscurebattles.blogspot.com/2016/05/aspern-essling-1809.html
 9. The World Turned Upside Down  Did the British Really Play the Sardonic Melody During the Yorktown Surrender? | militaryhistorynow.com http://militaryhistorynow.com/2016/05/25/the-world-turned-upside-down-did-the-british-real...

First World War:
10. Beating Away From the Lee Shore of Jutland | Defence-In-Depth https://defenceindepth.co/2016/06/03/beating-away-from-the-lee-shore-of-jutland/
11. CFP: Vimy 2017 Both Sides of the Ridge | Canadian Military History http://canadianmilitaryhistory.ca/cfp-vimy-2017-both-sides-of-the-ridge/
12. First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1932
13. News from Jutland | Great War London https://greatwarlondon.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/news-from-jutland/
14. The Born Soldier by Karl Marlantes | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/05/29/ernst-juenger-war-memoir-born-soldier/?utm_medium=...
15. The Impact of the Battle of Jutland on Economic Warfare | Defence-In-Depth https://defenceindepth.co/2016/06/01/the-impact-of-the-battle-of-jutland-on-economic-warfare/
16. The Most Treacherous Battle of World War I Took Place in the Italian Mountains | History | Smithsonian http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/most-treacherous-battle-world-war-i-italian-mountain...
17. Was the Anglo-German Naval Race a Mirage? | Defence-In-Depth https://defenceindepth.co/2016/05/27/was-the-anglo-german-naval-race-a-mirage/

Interwar:
18. Remembering the Irish Revolution: Dissent, Culture, and Nationalism in the Irish Free State | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1875
19. The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1900
20. Aircraft Repair Depot  Great War Fiction https://greatwarfiction.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/aircraft-repair-depot/

Second World War:
21. Blog - The Messerschmitt Me 264: Germany's 'Amerika Bomber' - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/messerschmitt_me_264/
22. Book Review  The Armoured Campaign in Normandy, June-August 1944 | The Second World War Military Operations Research Group https://secondworldwaroperationsresearchgroup.wordpress.com/2016/05/31/book-review-the-arm...
23. Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945 | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1882
24. How World War II scientists invented a data-driven approach to fighting fascism | Ars Technica http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/06/how-world-war-ii-scientists-invented-a-data-driven-...
25. Lost at Sea on the Brink of the Second World War - The New Yorker http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/lost-at-sea-on-brink-second-world-war
26. Oral History Audiobooks: Memorial Day 2016: Ed Hamilton and the Battle of St. Pierre Mont http://oralhistoryaudiobooks.blogspot.com/2016/05/memorial-day-2016-ed-hamilton-and.html
27. The Battle of Midway: The Complete Intel Story | RealClearDefense http://www.realcleardefense.com/2016/06/03/the_battle_of_midway_the_complete_intel_story_2...
28. The Exact Wrong Way to Stage a Military Coup  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/the-exact-wrong-way-to-stage-a-military-coup-2131f46f5e64#.5i13xfqca
29. The Liberation of the Camps: the End of the Holocaust and its Aftermath | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1876
30. The Nazi Massacre at Distomo, Greece http://www.scottmanning.com/content/the-nazi-massacre-at-distomo-greece/?utm_source=feedbu...
31. This WWII veteran survived 3 deadly plane crashes - Veterans - Stripes http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/this-wwii-veteran-survived-3-deadly-plane-crashes-1.4...
32. UK looks into Italian claims that WWII sub has been found - Europe - Stripes http://www.stripes.com/news/europe/uk-looks-into-italian-claims-that-wwii-sub-has-been-fou...
33. USNI Blog  Blog Archive  Remembering the Battle of Anzio: A Sixth Fleet Staff Ride https://blog.usni.org/2016/05/28/remembering-the-battle-of-anzio-a-sixth-fleet-staff-ride

Cold War:
34. A Russian Super-Jet Flew So Fast It Blew Up Its Own Engines  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/a-russian-super-jet-flew-so-fast-it-blew-up-its-own-engines-15bc6f...
35. Blog - The Bell X-1: First of the X-Planes - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/the_bell_x1/
36. During The Six-Day War, U.S. Fliers Suddenly Found Themselves In Hostile Lands  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/during-the-six-day-war-u-s-fliers-suddenly-found-themselves-in-hos...
37. Fighting EOKA: The British Counter-Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959 | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1901
38. Journey Through the Warsaw Pact in Red Reflections  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/journey-through-the-warsaw-pact-in-red-reflections-244ea53fccf2#.u...
39. North Koreas Special Operations Assassins  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/north-koreas-special-operations-assassins-b9ae884bc12#.6wr03ki1i
40. The Great Leaders Shadow War  War Is Boring https://warisboring.com/the-great-leaders-shadow-war-26ab2616b249#.ykrhjkzcc
41. The Image of the Enemy: Intelligence Analysis of Adversaries since 1945 | Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1935
42. The Pentagons Huge Atomic Floppies | TIME http://time.com/4348494/pentagon-nuclear-floppy-disks/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=fe...

Post Cold War:
43. Book Review: The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles Lister | LSE Review of Books http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2016/06/02/book-review-the-syrian-jihad-al-qaeda-t...
44. Remembering a Medal of Honor recipient who charged enemy to help others - Veterans - Stripes http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/remembering-a-medal-of-honor-recipient-who-charged-en...

Naval:
45. Naval Analyses: HISTORY #5: 100 years since the Battle of Jutland! http://navalanalyses.blogspot.com/2016/05/history-5-100-years-since-battle-of.html
46. Naval Analyses: INFOGRAPHICS #21: Deutschland class heavy cruisers (pocket battleships) http://navalanalyses.blogspot.com/2016/05/infographics-21-deutschland-class-heavy.html
47. On the 100th Anniversary - Jellicoe & the Battle of Jutland - Old Salt BlogOld Salt Blog http://www.oldsaltblog.com/2016/05/100th-anniversary-jellico-battle-jutland/?utm_source=fe...
48. World War II Combat Footage - Sinking of the Bismarck - Old Salt BlogOld Salt Blog http://www.oldsaltblog.com/2016/05/world-war-ii-combat-footage-sinking-bismarck/?utm_sourc...

Thematic/Misc:
49. - Review: The Armalite AR-10: Worlds Finest Battle... http://www.historicalfirearms.info/post/145070874514/review-the-armalite-ar-10-worlds-fine...
50. Blog Them Out of the Stone Age: Why Military History Sucked http://warhistorian.blogspot.com/2016/06/why-military-history-sucked.html
51. Bombs away WWII bombs provide living laboratories for cold-water coral reefs | Gemini.no http://gemini.no/en/2016/05/bombs-away-wwii-bombs-provide-living-laboratories-for-cold-wat...
52. History Isnt a Playbook: Misguided Analogies and Great Power Competition http://warontherocks.com/2016/05/history-isnt-always-a-playbook-misguided-analogies-and-gr...
53. On Memorial Day - Remembering the US Merchant Mariners of WWII - Old Salt BlogOld Salt Blog http://www.oldsaltblog.com/2016/05/memorial-day-remembering-merchant-mariners-wwii/?utm_so...