Military History Digest #341

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Medieval:

  •  The Norman Conquest Didnt Change Ordinary Peoples Lives Very Much | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/07/archaeologists-study-life-in-oxford-before-and-aft...

 

 

18th Century (to 1815):

  •  4th of July Celebration Is All About Americas Grievances - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-07-03/4th-of-july-celebration-is-all-about...

 

 

Civil War

  •  Black Bostonians Fought for Freedom From Slavery. Where Are the Statues That Tell Their Stories? | Cognoscenti https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2020/06/16/abraham-lincoln-statue-emancipation-memorial-k...

  •  Booknotes: Gunboats, Muskets, and Torpedoes | Civil War Books and Authors https://cwba.blogspot.com/2020/06/booknotes-gunboats-muskets-and-torpedoes.html

  •  David Blight: Don’t Tear Down the Lincoln Statue in Washington the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/david-blight-dont-tear-down-the-lincoln-statue-in-washing...

  •  Getting Past the Civil War: The Morality of Renaming U.S. Army Bases Named After Confederate Generals https://thestrategybridge.org/the-bridge/2020/6/25/getting-past-the-civil-war-the-morality...

  •  Gettysburg, Day 1: Intelligence and How to Get It | to the Sound of the Guns https://markerhunter.wordpress.com/2020/07/01/gettysburg-day-1-intelligence-and-how-to-get...

  •  Gettysburg, Day 4: Horsepower, Hay, and the Limits of Logistics | to the Sound of the Guns https://markerhunter.wordpress.com/2020/07/04/gettysburg-day-4-horsepower-hay-and-the-limi...

  •  Historian David Blight on the Lost Cause and Lost Statues the Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/historian-david-blight-on-the-lost-cause-and-lost-statues...

  •  July 4, When Independence Was Both Declared and Lost https://www.texasfreepress.com/post/july-4-when-independence-was-both-declared-and-lost?fb...

  •  Nelson: The Three-Cornered War (2020) | Book Reviews | Civil War Monitor https://www.civilwarmonitor.com/blogs/nelson-the-three-cornered-war-2020

  •  The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory by Adam H. Domby The Reconstruction Era https://thereconstructionera.com/the-false-cause-fraud-fabrication-and-white-supremacy-in-...

  •  To the Last Desperate Inch Inside John Bell Hoods Bloody Fighting Retreat From Nashville - MilitaryHistoryNow.com https://militaryhistorynow.com/2020/06/24/to-the-last-desperate-inch-inside-john-bell-hood...

  •  TOC: The Civil War Monitor (Summer 2020) | H-Civwar | H-Net https://networks.h-net.org/node/4113/discussions/6214639/toc-civil-war-monitor-summer-2020

 

1865-1914

  •  Tana Caragol and Kate Clarke Lemay Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art https://editions.lib.umn.edu/panorama/article/what-is-the-place-of-empire/imperial-visions...

 

First World War:

  •  Book Review: Coalition Strategy and the End of the First World War: The Supreme War Council and War Planning, 1917-1918 by Meighen McCrae | Lse Review of Books https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2020/07/07/book-review-coalition-strategy-and-the...

 

 

Second World War:

  •  Anne Mergen: First Lady of Editorial Cartoons During World War Ii | the National Wwii Museum | New Orleans https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/anne-mergen-political-cartoons?fbclid=IwAR0...

  •  Blog - the Devils Bridge: The German Victory at Arnhem, 1944 - Osprey Publishing https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/The_Devils_Bridge/

  •  H-Gram 049 https://www.history.navy.mil/about-us/leadership/director/directors-corner/h-grams/h-gram-...

  •  New Book Strangling the Axis by Dr. Richard Hammond the Crusader Project https://rommelsriposte.com/2020/06/27/new-book-strangling-the-axis-by-dr-richard-hammond/

  •  Review Of Robert Forczyk. Case White: The Invasion of Poland 1939. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2019. Illustrations. 416 Pp. $30.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-4728-3495-9. Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University)  https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55304

  •  The Most American Sherman | Warspot.net https://warspot.net/160-the-most-american-sherman

 

Cold War:

  •  Never Truly Forgotten: The Lethal Legacy of the Korean War - War on the Rocks https://warontherocks.com/2020/06/never-truly-forgotten-the-lethal-legacy-of-the-korean-war/

  •  Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish: The Iranian Coup of 1953 - War on the Rocks https://warontherocks.com/2020/07/penny-wise-pound-foolish-the-iranian-coup-of-1953/

  •  The Korean War at 70 | RealClearDefense https://www.realcleardefense.com/2020/06/25/the_korean_war_at_70_314150.html

  •  They Really Read It for the Articles - Us Army War College War Room https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/podcasts/playboy-in-vietnam/

 

Thematic/Misc:

  •  Forgetting Counterinsurgency, Again: Lessons From Reconstruction and Operation Iraqi Freedom - Modern War Institute https://mwi.usma.edu/forgetting-counterinsurgency-lessons-reconstruction-operation-iraqi-f...

  •  Historical Firearms - Australias Experimental 7.62x51mm Short Magazine... https://www.historicalfirearms.info/post/622389053526097920/australias-experimental-762x51...

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