TOC: Journal of Military History, January 2021

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By Charles B. Harris

January 2021, Vol. 85, No. 1: (subscription required)



Should Roman Soldiers be Called ‘Professional’ Prior to Augustus?

Author: Tony McArthur 


Pages: 9–26


Bastion of Empire: The Italian terzo vecchio of the Army of Flanders (1597–1682)

Author: Maurizio Arfaioli


Pages: 27-50


‘Neither an Officer nor an Enlisted Man’: Contract Surgeons’ Eligibility for the Medal of Honor

Author: Dwight S. Mears


Pages: 51–75


The Battle of Shanghai (January–March 1932): A Study in the Space-time of War

Author: Christian Henriot


Pages: 76–94

Harvey A. DeWeerd and the Dawn of Academic Military History in the United States

Author: Timothy S. Wolters 


Pages: 95–133


Debunking an Omaha Beach Legend: The Use of ‘Armored Funnies’ on D-Day

Author: Steven J. Zaloga

Pages: 134–62


Warriors Who Don’t Fight: The Post–Cold War United States Army and Debates over Peacekeeping Operations

Author: David Fitzgerald 


Pages: 163–90


Book Reviews:
On Obedience: Contrasting Philosophies for the Military, Citizenry, and Community

Author: Pauline Shanks Kaurin

Reviewer: Kevin S. Bemel and Samuel Watson


Pages: 191–94

Carthage’s Other Wars: Carthaginian Warfare Outside the “Punic Wars” against Rome

Author: Dexter Hoyos

Reviewer: Seth Kendall


Pages: 194–95

Greek Military Service in the Ancient Near East, 401–330 BCE

Author: Jeffrey Rop

Reviewer: Lee L. Brice


Pages: 196–97

Medieval Fortifications in Cilicia: The Armenian Contribution to Military Architecture in the Middle Ages

Author: Dweezil Vanderkerckhove

Reviewer: Tiffany Earley-Spadoni


Pages: 197–99

Roger of Lauria (c. 1250–1305): “Admiral of Admirals”

Author: Charles Stanton

Reviewer: Matthew King


Pages: 199–201

The Black Prince and the Grande Chevauchée of 1355

Author: Mollie M. Madden

Reviewer: Samuel Lane


Pages: 201–3

Military Strategy: A Global History

Author: Jeremy Black

Reviewer: Donald B. Connelly


Pages: 203–4

Parliament’s Generals: Supreme Command & Politics during the British Wars, 1642–51

Author: Malcolm Wanklyn

Reviewer: Oleksandr Turchyn


Pages: 205–6

The White Lotus War: Rebellion and Suppression in Late Imperial China

Author: Yingcong Dai

Reviewer: Ulrich Theobald

Pages: 206–7

The Battle of Negro Fort: The Rise and Fall of a Slave Community

Author: Matthew J. Clavin

Reviewer: Elizabeth J. Wood


Pages: 208–9

Island on Fire: The Revolt that Ended Slavery in the British Empire

Author: Tom Zoellner

Reviewer: Devin Leigh


Pages: 209–10

Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Author: Kirsten A. Greer

Reviewer: Kenneth E. Hendrickson


Pages: 211–12

Gunboats, Muskets, and Torpedoes: Coastal North Carolina, 1861–1865

Author: Michael G. Laramie

Reviewer: Thomas Blake Earle


Pages: 212–14

The Second Colorado Cavalry: A Civil War Regiment on the Great Plains

Author: Christopher M. Rein

Reviewer: G. David Schieffler


Pages: 214–15

A Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac

Author: Zachery A. Fry

Reviewer: Alexandre F. Caillot


Pages: 216–17

Death at the Edges of Empire: Fallen Soldiers, Cultural Memory, and the Making of an American Nation, 1863–1921

Author: Shannon Bontrager

Reviewer: Nathan K. Finney


Pages: 217–19

Duty Beyond the Battlefield: African American Soldiers Fight for Racial Uplift, Citizenship, and Manhood, 1870–1920

Author: Le’Trice Donaldson

Reviewer: Hilary Green


Pages: 219–20

January Moon: The Cheyenne Breakout from Fort Robinson, 1878–1879

Author: Jerome A. Greene

Reviewer: Brad D. Lookingbill


Pages: 221–22

Watching over Yellowstone: The U.S. Army’s Experience in America’s First National Park, 1886–1918

Author: Thomas C. Rust

Reviewer: Jennifer M. Murray


Pages: 222–24

Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898–1948

Author: Khary Oronde Polk

Reviewer: Allison L. Bennett


Pages: 224–26

The U.S. Volunteers in the Southern Philippines: Counterinsurgency, Pacification, and Collaboration, 1899–1901

Author: John Scott Reed

Reviewer: Nathan Grau


Pages: 226–27

Defense Engagement since 1900: Global Lessons in Soft Power

Editor: Greg Kennedy

Reviewer: William A. Taylor


Pages: 228–29

Conscript Nation: Coercion and Citizenship in the Bolivian Barracks

Author: Elizabeth Shesko

Reviewer: Natalia Sobrevilla Perea


Pages: 229–31

Wings for the Rising Sun: A Transnational History of Japanese Aviation

Author: Jürgen P. Melzer

Reviewer: Jonathan Andrew Lear


Pages: 231–32

Rumors of the Great War: The British Press and Anglo-German Relations during the July Crisis

Author: Nathan N. Orgill

Reviewer: Justin Quinn Olmstead


Pages: 233–34

Children at War 1914–1918: “It’s My War Too!”

Author: Vivien Newman

Reviewer: Hannah E. Palsa


Pages: 234–35

Decisive Victory: The Battle of the Sambre, 4 November 1918

Author: Derek Clayton

Reviewer: Samuel Watson


Pages: 236–37

Censorship and Propaganda in World War I: A Comprehensive History

Author: Eberhard Demm

Reviewer: Troy R E Paddock


Pages: 237–39

Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I

Author: Geoffrey Wawro

Reviewer: Lance Janda


Pages: 239–40

The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia

Author: Justin Fantauzzo

The Ottoman Twilight in the Arab Lands: Turkish Memoirs and Testimonies of the Great War

Author: Selim Deringil

Reviewer: Sean McMeekin


Pages: 241–43

Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914–1940

Author: Andrew Orr

Reviewer: Hayley Noble


Pages: 243–45

The World at War, 1914–1945

Author: Jeremy Black

Reviewer: Ralph M. Hitchens


Pages: 245–47

War and Public Memory: Case Studies in Twentieth Century Europe

Author: David A. Messenger

Reviewer: Ashley Valanzola


Pages: 247–49

Marshal Malinovskii: Hero of the Soviet Union, Architect of the Modern Soviet Army

Author: Boris Sokolov

Reviewer: Michael Rouland


Pages: 249–50

“Vincere!” The Italian Royal Army’s Counterinsurgency Operations in Africa, 1922–1940

Author: Federica Saini Fasanotti

Reviewer: Vanda Wilcox


Pages: 251–52

Statecraft by Stealth: Secret Intelligence and British Rule in Palestine

Author: Steven B. Wagner

Britain’s Pacification of Palestine: The British Army, the Colonial State, and the Arab Revolt, 1936–1939

Author: Matthew Hughes

Reviewer: Hilary Falb Kalisman


Pages: 252–55

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940–1945

Author: Ronald C. Rosbottom

Reviewer: Keith Rathbone


Pages: 255–57

Patton: Battling with History

Author: J. Furman Daniel III

Reviewer: D. K. R. Crosswell


Pages: 258–59

Comrades: The Wehrmacht from Within

Author: Felix Römer

Reviewer: Michael Geheran


Pages: 259–61

Uniquely Okinawan: Determining Identity during the U.S. Wartime Occupation

Author: Courtney A. Short

Reviewer: Fumi Inoue


Pages: 261–63

Bomber Boys on Screen: RAF Bomber Command in Film and Television Drama

Author: S. P. MacKenzie

Reviewer: Jayson A. Altieri


Pages: 263–64

Disputed Decisions of World War II: Decision Science and Game Theory Perspectives

Author: Mark Thompson

Reviewer: Ralph M. Hitchens


Pages: 264–66

George C. Marshall and the Early Cold War: Policy, Politics, and Society

Editor: William A. Taylor

Reviewer: Zachary Matusheski


Pages: 266–68

The U.S. Navy and Its Cold War Alliances, 1945–1953

Author: Corbin Williamson

Reviewer: John T. Kuehn


Pages: 268–70

Politics of Forgetting: New Zealand, Greece, and Britain at War

Author: Martyn Brown

Reviewer: Bryan McClure


Pages: 270–71

The Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 1944–1949

Author: James Horncastle
Reviewer: Milorad Lazic


Pages: 272–73

The Greek Civil War: Strategy, Counterinsurgency, and the Monarchy

Author: Spyridon Plakoudas

Reviewer: Christina Goulter


Pages: 274–75

Britain and the Bomb: Technology, Culture, and the Cold War

Author: W. J. Nutall

Reviewer: Melvin G. Deaile


Pages: 275–77

Building Ho’s Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Author: Xiaobing Li

Reviewer: Christopher Tang


Pages: 277–78

The Dragon in the Jungle: The Chinese Army in the Vietnam War

Author: Xiaobing Li

Reviewer: Qiang Zhai


Pages: 279–80

Vietnamization: Politics, Strategy, Legacy

Author: David L. Anderson

Reviewer: Christos G. Frentzos


Pages: 280–82

Bloody Sixteen: The USS Oriskany and Air Wing 16 during the Vietnam War

Author: Peter Fey

Reviewer: Luke Holloway


Pages: 282–83

Blood in the Water: How the US and Israel Conspired to Ambush the USS Liberty

Author: Joan Mellen

Reviewer: Jennifer L. Speelman


Pages: 283–85

Vietnam’s Strategic Thinking during the Third Indochina War

Author: Kosal Path

Reviewer: Thuy Nguyen


Pages: 285–86

Across an Angry Sea: The SAS in the Falklands War

Author: Cedric Delves

Reviewer: Timothy Heck


Pages: 286–88

Abuses of the Erotic: Militarizing Sexuality in the Post–Cold War United States

Author: Josh Cerretti

Reviewer: Ryan Wadle


Pages: 288–89

Before Intelligence Failed: British Secret Intelligence on Chemical and Biological Weapons in the Soviet Union, South Africa and Libya

Author: Mark Wilkinson

Reviewer: Philip C. Shackelford


Pages: 289–91

Lessons Unlearned: The U.S. Army’s Role in Creating the Forever Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Author: Pat Proctor

Reviewer: Cory Hollon


Pages: 291–92

The Second World War in the Twenty-first Century Museum: From Narrative, Memory, and Experience to Experientiality

Author: Stephan Jaeger

Reviewer: Nina Janz


Pages: 293–94



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