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Re: Handgrenade of the Month – August 2018

I was anything but a "freshly-minted Ph.D." when I was hired by TRACOC as the JFK Special Warfare Center & School. (Later, USASOC/USAC POC) Command Historian). But I was damn glad for the job; I had been laboring just previously as a night watchman at a poultry processing plant, census taker, etc. even though I had a good enough doctorate: Dept. of War Studies, U. of London, Sir Michel Howard, plus my published dissertation and some peer-reviewed articles. I don't think that my experience was unique. Although I did not believe that academia owed me a job, I still think that many dept.

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HOLOCAUST, GENOCIDE, AND MEMORY STUDIES

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H-War Book Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan A. Epstein
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Epstein, 'Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940'

Jonathan A. Epstein. Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940. History of Warfare Series. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014. 288 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-25467-1.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Adas
Reviewer: 
Geoff Bil

Bil on Adas, 'Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition'

Michael Adas. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 456 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7980-9.

Reviewed by Geoff Bil (University of British Columbia) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Angus McLaren
Reviewer: 
Brett Bebber

Bebber on McLaren, 'Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London'

Angus McLaren. Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $24.95 (digital), ISBN 978-1-4214-2348-7; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2347-0.

Reviewed by Brett Bebber (Old Dominion University) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds.
Reviewer: 
John Fitzmorris

Fitzmorris on Brekke and Tikhonov and eds., 'Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA'

Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds. Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 270 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947074-7.

Reviewed by John Fitzmorris (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Dunkerly and Boland, 'Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign'

Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland. Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. 168 pp. $21.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61117-758-9.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)