Reviews

Author: 
Stephen Alan Bourque
Reviewer: 
Christopher N. Blaker

Blaker on Bourque, 'Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France'

Stephen Alan Bourque. Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018. 376 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-873-2.

Reviewed by Christopher N. Blaker (Historical Society of Michigan) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Asher Orkaby
Reviewer: 
Katelyn Tietzen

Tietzen on Orkaby, 'Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68'

Asher Orkaby. Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68. Oxford Studies in International History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Maps. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061844-5.

Reviewed by Katelyn Tietzen (Kansas State University) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael J. Socolow
Reviewer: 
Chris Booth

Booth on Socolow, 'Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics'

Michael J. Socolow. Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. x + 273 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08221-4.

Reviewed by Chris Booth (US Coast Guard) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Patricia Malcolmson, Robert Malcolmson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sandra Dawson

Dawson on Malcolmson and Malcolmson, 'A Shop Assistant in Wartime: The Dewsbury Diary of Kathleen Hey, 1941-1945'

Patricia Malcolmson, Robert Malcolmson, eds. A Shop Assistant in Wartime: The Dewsbury Diary of Kathleen Hey, 1941-1945. Suffolk, United Kingdom: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, 2018. 224 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9932383-8-3.

Reviewed by Sandra Dawson (University of Maryland Baltimore County) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Provence
Reviewer: 
Lucien J. Frary

Frary on Provence, 'The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East'

Michael Provence. The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 336 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76117-8; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74751-6.

Reviewed by Lucien J. Frary (Rider Universiry) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Gerben Zaagsma
Reviewer: 
Joe Banin

Banin on Zaagsma, 'Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War'

Gerben Zaagsma. Jewish Volunteers, the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War. War, Culture and Society Series. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 264 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-0549-1.

Reviewed by Joe Banin (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Melia Pfannenstiel

Pfannenstiel on Malet and Anderson, 'Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics'

David Malet, Miriam J. Anderson, eds. Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 244 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-443-7; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-442-0.

Reviewed by Melia Pfannenstiel (Air University, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Martin R. Gutmann
Reviewer: 
Richard Byers

Byers on Gutmann, 'Building a Nazi Europe: The SS's Germanic Volunteers'

Martin R. Gutmann. Building a Nazi Europe: The SS's Germanic Volunteers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xvi + 237 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15543-5.

Reviewed by Richard Byers (University of North Georgia) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Karl S. Hele, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nicholas J. Cunigan

Cunigan on Hele, 'Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment'

Karl S. Hele, ed. Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment. Indigenous Studies Series. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2013. 288 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55458-328-7.

Reviewed by Nicholas J. Cunigan (University of Kansas) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jeffrey LaMonica
Reviewer: 
Brian North

North on LaMonica, 'American Tactical Advancement in World War I: The New Lessons of Combined Arms and Open Warfare'

Jeffrey LaMonica. American Tactical Advancement in World War I: The New Lessons of Combined Arms and Open Warfare. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 180 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6419-4.

Reviewed by Brian North (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (July, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Dwight R. Messimer
Reviewer: 
Aleksandra Pomiecko

Pomiecko on Messimer, 'Eleven Months to Freedom: A German POW's Unlikely Escape from Siberia in 1915'

Dwight R. Messimer. Eleven Months to Freedom: A German POW's Unlikely Escape from Siberia in 1915. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2016. Maps. 224 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-065-7.

Reviewed by Aleksandra Pomiecko (University of Toronto) Published on H-War (July, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
John Man
Reviewer: 
Kate Waggoner Karchner

Karchner on Man, 'Saladin: The Sultan Who Vanquished the Crusaders and Built an Islamic Empire'

John Man. Saladin: The Sultan Who Vanquished the Crusaders and Built an Islamic Empire. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. 312 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82487-6.

Reviewed by Kate Waggoner Karchner (University of Michigan) Published on H-War (July, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kevin J. Hayes
Reviewer: 
Joseph Slaughter

Slaughter on Hayes, 'George Washington: A Life in Books'

Kevin J. Hayes. George Washington: A Life in Books. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 408 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045667-2.

Reviewed by Joseph Slaughter (US Naval Academy) Published on H-War (July, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jamie Bisher
Reviewer: 
Michael R. Hall

Hall on Bisher, 'The Intelligence War in Latin America, 1914-1922'

Jamie Bisher. The Intelligence War in Latin America, 1914-1922. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 448 pp. $75.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-3350-6.

Reviewed by Michael R. Hall (Georgia Southern University - Armstrong Campus) Published on H-War (July, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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