Military History Digest #355

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  •  A Roman Soldiers Medical Record |

  •  Military Book Review Military History of Late Rome 284-361



  •  The Other Norman Conquests The Victors of 1066 Also Fought Wars in the Mediterranean and Middle East -


Early Modern:

  •  Review Of Wim Klooster. the Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 432 Pp. Ill. $35.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8014-5045-7. Reviewed by Pamela McVay (Ursuline College)


18th Century (to 1815):

  •  Masculinity in the Making: Exploring Manhood Within the Continental Army Age of Revolutions

  •  Review Of Kevin John Weddle. the Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. Xvii + 519 Pp. $34.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-19-533140-0. Reviewed by Matthew Vajda (Kent State University)



  •  Military Book Review the World That Fear Made: Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America


Civil War

  •  #MoreHistory Event at Gettysburg September 18, 2021 - the Reconstruction Era

  •  A Looming Threat to the Manassas National Battlefield Park | Bull Runnings

  •  Cushings Raid Inside the Daring Mission to Destroy the Confederate Ironclad Albemarle -

  •  Military Book Review America's Good Terrorist: John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid

  •  Military Book Review Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops

  •  Military Book Review Tullahoma: The Forgotten Campaign That Changed the Course of the Civil War, June 23 - July 4, 1863

  •  Pres. Trump and Gen. Milley Argue Over Army Bases With Confederate Names - the Reconstruction Era

  •  Review - "Meade at Gettysburg: A Study in Command" By Kent Masterson Brown | Civil War Books and Authors

  •  Review Of Kenneth W. Noe. the Howling Storm: Climate, Weather, and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2020. 688 Pp. $59.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8071-7320-6. Reviewed by Lisa M. Brady (Boise State University)

  •  Review Of Matthew M. Stith. Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2016. 232 Pp. (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8071-6314-6. Reviewed by Hannah Blubaugh (Miami University of Ohio)

  •  Rumors of War Arrives in the South | Perspectives on History | Aha

  •  Tales From the Army of the Potomac: Captain of the Coehorn Battery

  •  The Road Not Taken by John Strausbaugh Summer 2021: Conflict/Resolution | The Wilson Quarterly

  •  Voices From the Army of Northern Virginia, Part 2 | Articles | Civil War Monitor



  •  Imperial Japans Forever War, 1895-1945 | the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

  •  Military Book Review Bazaine 1870: Scapegoat for a Nation


First World War:

  •  #Reviewing the Forgotten Front

  •  Review Of Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor, Eds. Gender & the Great War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 300 Pp. $99.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-19-027107-7. Reviewed by Margaret Darrow (Dartmouth College)


Second World War:

  •  A Rare Discovery on the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of John Herseys Hiroshima | the New Yorker

  •  Ams :: Feature Column :: The Legend of Abraham Wald

  •  An Archaeology of Death Valley, Poland | Antiquity | Cambridge Core

  •  Army University Press > Journals > Military Review > English Edition Archives > July-August-2021 > Modinger-Br-Essay

  •  Assault on Tulagi Inside the U.S. Marine Raiders First Operation of Ww2 -

  •  Clearing the Skies for the Red Army Part One: Learning From Failure From Balloons to Drones

  •  Contributions of Indian Soldiers During Second World War Overlooked, Says Former Army Chief Vp Malik - the Week

  •  Guadalcanal Quintet | RealClearDefense

  •  Military Book Review Eighth Army Versus Rommel: Tactics, Training and Operations in North Africa 1940-1942

  •  On Contract Amy Stanley

  •  One Womans Mission to Rewrite Nazi History on Wikipedia | Wired

  •  Pocket Guide to Japan

  •  Review Of Alan Jeffreys. Approach to Battle: Training the Indian Army During the Second World War. Delhi: Primus Books, 2019. 249 Pp. $69.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-93-5290627-7. Reviewed by Arjun Subramaniam (Indian Air Force [Ret.])

  •  Review Of Katarzyna Person. Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service During the Nazi Occupation. Translated by Zygmunt Nowak-Solinski. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. Illustrations. Xii + 232 Pp. $15.99 (E-Book), Isbn 978-1-5017-5408-1; $32.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-5017-5407-4. Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University)

  •  The Most Air-Raid-Minded Town in Britain Airminded

  •  Where Did All the Wwii Us Army Black Combat Soldiers Go? | Reflections on War & Society


Cold War:

  •  #Podcast an Interview With Dr Brian Laslie From Balloons to Drones

  •  Global Maritime History a Tale of Submarine Sightings and a Golden Goose. American-British-Canadian Intelligence Sharing in the Early Cold War - Global Maritime History

  •  Mad COWs and Practical Wisdom - War on the Rocks

  •  Review Of Michael Uhl. the War I Survived Was Vietnam: Collected Writings of a Veteran and Antiwar Activist. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 290 Pp. $29.95 (Paper), Isbn 978-1-4766-6614-3. Reviewed by Evan R Ash (Miami University of Ohio)

  •  Vietnam War Victims Seek Answers on Massacre From South Korea - the New York Times

  •  With America Out of a Major Foreign War, Time to End One at Home

  •  Writing the Canadian Official Histories of the Second World War: The Problems With British Historical Liaison | Canadian Military History


Post Cold War:

  •  Americas High-Tech Problem in Low-Tech Wars | Small Wars Journal

  •  David Kilcullen: An Afghan and Iraq War Retrospective | RealClearDefense

  •  Departure of Private Contractors Was a Turning Point in Afghanistan Military Collapse

  •  How I Failed My Afghan Comrades - Defense One

  •  Human Security: People Not Governments - War Room - U.S. Army War College

  •  Pentagon 9/11

  •  Review Of Sarah J. Zimmerman. Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers' Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2020. 318 Pp. $80.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-8214-2422-3. Reviewed by Sarah C. Dunstan (Queen Mary University London)

  •  The Tel Aviv Plot - Lawfare

  •  What Went Wrong in Afghanistan? - Defense One



  •  Needed Now: Victory at Seathe Sequel | Proceedings - August 2021 Volume 147/8/1,422

  •  Review Of Andrew Lambert. Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict That Made the Modern World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 320 Pp. $30.00 (Cloth), Isbn 978-0-300-23004-8. Reviewed by Blake Earle (Texas a&m University of Galveston)

  •  The Brown Water Navy in Vietnam: John Sherwood | Preble Hall



  •  #Reviewing the Other Face of Battle

  •  Battling the Samurai Myths: An Interview With Historian Karl Friday | Budo Japan

  •  Biden Administration Tells Ex-Trump Officials to Resign From Military Academy Advisory Boards or Be Dismissed - CNNPolitics

  •  Did Making the Rules of War Better Make the World Worse? | the New Yorker

  •  How a Grave Cleaner Uncovers the Past - Atlas Obscura

  •  Military Book Review the Other Face of Battle: America's Forgotten Wars and the Experience of Combat

  •  Oh, the Humanity

  •  Recognising the Case for Recognition. Thoughts on Medals. | Thin Pinstriped Line

  •  Review Of Kerry F. Crawford. Wartime Sexual Violence: From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War. Washington, Dc: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 224 Pp. $29.95 (Paper), Isbn 978-1-62616-466-6; $89.95 (Cloth), Isbn 978-1-62616-465-9. Reviewed by Tuba Inal (University West)

  •  The Humanity of Michael Ratner, The Fabrications of Samuel Moyn

  •  The Lessons of Britains Counterinsurgency in Malaya | Perspectives on History | Aha

  •  There Is More War in the Classroom Than You Think - War on the Rocks

  •  War Scares Seven Conflicts That Nearly Happened (But Didn't) -

  •  Wars Have Beginnings and Ends

  •  Why the Afghan Army Folded - Defense One

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