Reviews

Author: 
Frode Sandvik, Erik Tonning, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Gramer

Gramer on Sandvik and Tonning, 'Art in Battle'

Frode Sandvik, Erik Tonning, eds. Art in Battle. Stuttgart: ibidem Verlag, 2017. Illustrations. 256 pp. $110.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-1064-3.

Reviewed by Jennifer Gramer (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51656

Author: 
William Strivers, Donald A. Carter
Reviewer: 
John W. Weigel

Weigel on Strivers and Carter, 'The City Becomes a Symbol: The U.S. Army in the Occupation of Berlin, 1945-1949'

William Strivers, Donald A. Carter. The City Becomes a Symbol: The U.S. Army in the Occupation of Berlin, 1945-1949. The U.S. Army in the Cold War Series. Washington, DC: United States Army Center of Military History, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 346 pp. $44.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-16-093973-0.

Reviewed by John W. Weigel (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Philippe Le Billon
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Cole

Cole on Le Billon, 'Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources'

Philippe Le Billon. Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. xi + 363 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-70269-0.

Reviewed by Jeremy Cole (Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=42847

Author: 
Michael C. C. Adams
Reviewer: 
Cameron McCoy

McCoy on Adams, 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II. Second edition.'

Michael C. C. Adams. The Best War Ever: America and World War II. Second edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. 184 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-1667-0.

Reviewed by Cameron McCoy (Brigham Young University) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=44294

Author: 
Ian Campbell
Reviewer: 
Caitlin Collis

Collis on Campbell, 'The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame'

Ian Campbell. The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 448 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-067472-4.

Reviewed by Caitlin Collis (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52022

Author: 
Melanie S. Tanielian
Reviewer: 
Conrad Allen

Allen on Tanielian, 'The Charity of War: Famine, Humanitarian Aid, and World War I in the Middle East'

Melanie S. Tanielian. The Charity of War: Famine, Humanitarian Aid, and World War I in the Middle East. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 368 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0352-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0240-3.

Reviewed by Conrad Allen (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jeff Woodward
Reviewer: 
Curtis Foxley

Foxley on Woodward, 'Last of the Glow Worms: Memoir of a Nuclear Weapons Technician at the End of the Cold War'

Jeff Woodward. Last of the Glow Worms: Memoir of a Nuclear Weapons Technician at the End of the Cold War. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. v + 183 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7135-2.

Reviewed by Curtis Foxley (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Frank Sauer
Reviewer: 
Paige P. Cone

Cone on Sauer, 'Atomic Anxiety: Deterrence, Taboo and the Non-Use of U.S. Nuclear Weapons'

Frank Sauer. Atomic Anxiety: Deterrence, Taboo and the Non-Use of U.S. Nuclear Weapons. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 224 pp. $72.06 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-53373-9.

Reviewed by Paige P. Cone (USAF Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies ) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett
Reviewer: 
Samantha Cabusora

Cabusora on Konzett, 'Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War'

Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett. Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War. War Culture Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8743-1; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8744-8.

Reviewed by Samantha Cabusora (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kelly D. Mezurek
Reviewer: 
Dawn Wiley

Wiley on Mezurek, 'For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops'

Kelly D. Mezurek. For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops. Kent: Kent State University, 2016. 368 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-289-2.

Reviewed by Dawn Wiley (University of Alabama) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Paul Fox
Reviewer: 
Robert Mueller-Stahl

Mueller-Stahl on Fox, 'The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933'

Paul Fox. The Image of the Soldier in German Culture, 1871-1933. A Modern History of Politics and Violence Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 225 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-2614-1.

Reviewed by Robert Mueller-Stahl (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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'

Michael Adas. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. 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)

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