Military History Digest #347

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18th Century (to 1815):

  •  Charles Lee’s Debacle at Monmouth Inside the Battlefield Blunder That Ended the Career of One of Washingtons Top Generals

  •  Obscure Battles: Marengo 1800

  •  Review Of Barbara Oberg, Ed. Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. 280 Pp. $39.50 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8139-4259-9. Reviewed by Jessica J. Sheets (Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg)

  •  They Died in the French and Indian War. Their Remains Await Reburial. - the New York Times



  •  The Battle of the Wabash Inside the Disastrous First Campaign of the U.S. Army


Civil War

  •  Best Civil War Books of 2020

  •  Breakdown of Confederate Monument Removals in 2020

  •  Connecticut Creates Database of Its Black Civil War USct Troops - the Reconstruction Era

  •  Fuoss: Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg (2020) | Book Reviews | Civil War Monitor

  •  John Banks' Civil War Blog: A Nashville Church Service and a Warhorse Named Dixie Bill

  •  John Banks' Civil War Blog: An Epic Painting, Pain and Destruction of Nashville Battlefield

  •  John Banks' Civil War Blog: Where Are Howard Pyle's 'Lost' Nashville Battlefield Photos?

  •  Review - "The Impulse of Victory: Ulysses S. Grant at Chattanooga" By David Powell | Civil War Books and Authors

  •  Review - "Women Making War: Female Confederate Prisoners and Union Military Justice" By Thomas Curran | Civil War Books and Authors

  •  Review Of Paul Finkelman, Donald R. Kennon, Eds. Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2018. Vi + 226 Pp. $35.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8214-2338-7. Reviewed by Elizabeth M. Reese (Independent Scholar)

  •  Stonewall Jackson Comes Down at Virginia Military Institute

  •  Stonewall Jackson Comes Down at Virginia Military Institute

  •  The Tragic Prelude How John Browns Harpers Ferry Raid Lit the Fuse for the U.S. Civil War

  •  Two Obscure Confederate Monuments in the Florida Panhandle - the Reconstruction Era

  •  War Happens in Dark Places, Too



  •  James Wood Diary: These Etonians Lrb 4 July 2019


First World War:

  •  Woodrow Wilson: Thanksgiving 1918 - US Army War College War Room



  •  More Hulls Now: What Treaty Cruisers Can Show the Navy About Innovating Ship Design


Second World War:

   •  (3) David Fedman on Twitter: "The American Public Imagining the Firebombing of Tokyo Years Before It Actually Happened: Exhibit #124. Looney Tunes (1943)" / Twitter

  •  Andy Ostmeyer: National Parks Joined Fight in 1941 | Lifestyles |

  •  Edelweiss+

  •  Edelweiss+

  •  Family of First WWII Medal of Honor Recipient, Kia, Asks Government to Remove Soldiers Name From Buildings | War Is Boring

  •  Inside the U.S. Armys Warehouse Full of Nazi Art | the New Yorker

  •  More Than Meets the Eye: Why the Allies Won (Dusty Shelves) - US Army War College War Room

  •  Navy Issues Posthumous Navy Cross to USS Indianapolis Chaplain - USNI News

  •  Oral History Audiobooks: Bastogne: Maurice Tydor, Part 2

  •  Oral History Audiobooks: Five 101st Airborne Veterans Talking Bastogne (Part 2)

  •  Oral History Audiobooks: Interview With a Tank Driver: Tony D'Arpino Part 2

  •  Sgt. Nobe Rams and Downs Two B-29S Over North Kyushu Gnadventuresineurope

  •  Strangers Without Gowns: Academic Refugees, Evacuees, and Civil Servants in Oxford and Cambridge During the Second World War the London Moment

  •  Tank Archives: Red Army's First Heat Grenades

  •  Tanks in Snow |

  •  The Codebreaker Honors Quaker Woman Who Helped Bring Down Nazi Spy Ring | Ars Technica

  •  The Fleet Air Arms War on Scotland? Airminded

  •  The Plan to Attack Pearl Harbor Again | The Sextant

  •  The Tiger and the Sherman: A Critical Look The Military Historian

  •  Upon the Recommendation of an Enemy Commander, Lt. Commander Gerard Roope Was Awarded the Victoria Cross

  •  Were Tankers the Key to Imperial Japans Early Wartime Success? the Diplomat

  •  Winston Churchills Historic Fight Them on the Beaches Speech Wasnt Heard by the Public Until After Wwii | History | Smithsonian Magazine


Cold War:

  •  A Fighter Pilot's Fighter Plane: PM Meets the F-15 | F-15 History

  •  An Eagle Named Opus: The Legend of the Air Forces Most Notorious F-15

  •  History Shows U.S. Nuclear Restraint Is a One-Way Street - War on the Rocks

  •  Oral History Audiobooks: Bastogne: 101st Airborne Veteran Maurice Tydor, Part 1

  •  Review Of Ezequiel Mercau. the Falklands War: An Imperial History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 264 Pp. $39.99 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-108-48329-2. Reviewed by Aaron Coy Moulton (Stephen F. Austin State University)

  •  The Wilson Quarterly

  •  WWII Equipment in Soviet Nuclear Tests: Part 1 Wwiiafterwwii

  •  WWII Equipment in Soviet Nuclear Tests: Part 2 Wwiiafterwwii


Post Cold War:

  •  America the Coercive: On H. R. McMasters Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World - Los Angeles Review of Books

  •  H.R. McMaster on Hubris, Empathy, and National Security - War on the Rocks

  •  Historians Contextualizing the Capitol Insurrection: A Roundup Megan Kate Nelson

  •  Is Armenias Democracy on Borrowed Time? - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

  •  McDonalds Peace Theory Epitomized America's 1990s Hubris

  •  Navy Warships Secret Mission Off Cape Verde Aims to Help Punish Venezuela - the New York Times

  •  The Liberal Internationalist Origins of Right-Wing Insurrection - Inkstick

  •  The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Military Lessons for Middle Powers

  •  The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Military Lessons for Middle Powers

  •  The War in Afghanistan: Perspectives From U.S. Veterans | Wilson Center



  •  Review Of Robert Burroughs, Richard Huzzey, Eds. the Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: British Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. Viii + 216 Pp. $120.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-7190-8511-6. Reviewed by Lewis Eliot (University of South Carolina)

  •  Updated: Notable U.S. Navy Ships Lost Since World War II - USni News



  •  An Island at the Crossroads | by Amelia Lester | the New York Review of Books

  •  Bad Idea: Fearing Power Vacuums | Defense360

  •  Best 2020 Books on Black History of Civil War and Reconstruction Eras - the Reconstruction Era

  •  Breaking the Boom-Bust Cycle of Irregular Warfare - Modern War Institute | Small Wars Journal

  •  Climate-Change and War (Part Two): Atmospheric Intervention Defence-in-Depth

  •  Elizabeth Becker on 3 Women War Reporters, With Anne Nelson - Crowdcast

  •  History and Heritage in the Operational Force an Action Plan

  •  It's Time to Return to the Principles of War | the National Interest

  •  The Challenge of Black Patriotism - The New York Times

  •  Trapped by Thucydides? Strategic Canon for a Sinocentric Era | RealClearDefense

  •  What Military Books Should Be Adapted Into Movies or Tv Shows?

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