Reviews

Author: 
Micah Zenko
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Zenko, 'Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy'


Micah Zenko. Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 336 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-04894-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Dennis C. Jett
Reviewer: 
Sean Cosden

Cosden on Jett, 'American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats'


Dennis C. Jett. American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Tables. xiv + 283 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39566-5.

Reviewed by Sean Cosden (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Avery Plaw, Matthew S. Fricker, Carlos Colon
Reviewer: 
Paul Springer

Springer on Plaw and Fricker and Colon, 'The Drone Debate: A Primer on the U.S. Use of Unmanned Aircraft Outside Conventional Battlefields'


Avery Plaw, Matthew S. Fricker, Carlos Colon. The Drone Debate: A Primer on the U.S. Use of Unmanned Aircraft Outside Conventional Battlefields. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. 356 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4422-3059-0.

Reviewed by Paul Springer (Air University, Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Edward A. Gutiérrez
Reviewer: 
William Gorby

Gorby on Gutiérrez, 'Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience'


Edward A. Gutiérrez. Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1990-0.

Reviewed by William Gorby (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Walter A. McDougall
Reviewer: 
Christopher Hemmer

Hemmer on Walter A. McDougall, 'The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest'


Walter A. McDougall. The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 424 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21145-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Hemmer (Air War College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Lukasz Kamienski
Reviewer: 
Justin Hubbard

Hubbard on Kamienski, 'Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War'


Lukasz Kamienski. Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-026347-8.

Reviewed by Justin Hubbard (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

On War, Modernity, and Other Drugs

Author: 
Larry E. Ivers
Reviewer: 
Matthew Jennings

Jennings on Ivers, 'This Torrent of Indians: War on the Southern Frontier, 1715-1728'


Larry E. Ivers. This Torrent of Indians: War on the Southern Frontier, 1715-1728. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. 292 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61117-606-3.

Reviewed by Matthew Jennings (Middle Georgia State University, Macon)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

A Torrent of Yamasee War Scholarship?

Author: 
Jennifer Wingate
Reviewer: 
Shane Peterson

Peterson on Wingate, 'Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials'


Jennifer Wingate. Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013. 244 pp. $153.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-0655-6.

Reviewed by Shane Peterson (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Stephen Harding
Reviewer: 
Lisa Beckenbaugh

Beckenbaugh on Harding, 'Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Bomber, and the Last American Killed in World War II'


Stephen Harding. Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Bomber, and the Last American Killed in World War II. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2015. 288 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82338-1.

Reviewed by Lisa Beckenbaugh (Air University, Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-War (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David Kohnen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Kohnen, '21st Century Knox: Influence, Sea Power, and History for the Modern Era'


David Kohnen, ed. 21st Century Knox: Influence, Sea Power, and History for the Modern Era. 21st Century Foundations Series. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2016. 176 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61251-980-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University, eSchool )
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Richard Bassett
Reviewer: 
Matthew Lungerhausen

Lungerhausen on Bassett, 'For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918'


Richard Bassett. For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17858-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-21967-8.

Reviewed by Matthew Lungerhausen (Winona State University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Peter Speiser
Reviewer: 
Nerissa Aksamit

Aksamit on Speiser, 'The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners'


Peter Speiser. The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners. History of Military Occupation Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 224 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04016-0.

Reviewed by Nerissa Aksamit (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Bruce Kuklick
Reviewer: 
Frank Blazich

Blazich on Kuklick, 'The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes'


Bruce Kuklick. The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 224 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2354-9.

Reviewed by Frank Blazich (Smithsonian, National Museum of American History )
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christoph Mick
Reviewer: 
Dan Gashler

Gashler on Mick, 'Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City'


Christoph Mick. Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2015. 480 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-671-6.

Reviewed by Dan Gashler (SUNY Delhi)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Robert K. Brigham
Reviewer: 
Katelyn Tietzen

Tietzen on Brigham, 'The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents'


Robert K. Brigham. The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents. Malden: Wiley Blackwell, 2013. xxi + 301 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-9899-8.

Reviewed by Katelyn Tietzen (Kansas State University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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