Reviews

Author: 
Matt Sienkiewicz
Reviewer: 
Heather P. Venable

Venable on Sienkiewicz, 'The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media since 9/11'

Matt Sienkiewicz. The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media since 9/11. New York: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 192 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7798-2.

Reviewed by Heather P. Venable (Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (October, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
John Oller
Reviewer: 
Donald Johnson

Johnson on Oller, 'The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution'

John Oller. The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution. Boston: Da Capo, 2016. 400 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82457-9.

Reviewed by Donald Johnson (North Dakota State University) Published on H-War (October, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Cary Nelson
Reviewer: 
Robert DiPrizio

DiPrizio on Nelson, 'Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Movement to Boycott Israel'

Cary Nelson. Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Movement to Boycott Israel. Chicago: Indiana University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02517-3.

Reviewed by Robert DiPrizio (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (October, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
James Kitfield
Reviewer: 
Kyle Burke

Burke on Kitfield, 'Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War'

James Kitfield. Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 416 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06470-0.

Reviewed by Kyle Burke (Temple University) Published on H-War (October, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

The Brotherhood of the Endless War

Author: 
Brian Stewart, Samantha Newbury
Reviewer: 
Gregory Moore

Moore on Stewart and Newbury, 'Why Spy?: On the Art of Intelligence'

Brian Stewart, Samantha Newbury. Why Spy?: On the Art of Intelligence. London: Hurst & Co., 2015. xx + 216 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84904-513-1.

Reviewed by Gregory Moore (Notre Dame College) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
James M. Dubik
Reviewer: 
Robert Vicars

Vicars on Dubik, 'Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory'

James M. Dubik. Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 236 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6829-6; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-7501-0.

Reviewed by Robert Vicars (Air University) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul Garson
Reviewer: 
John Weigel

Weigel on Garson, 'African Colonial Prisoners of the Germans: A Pictorial History of Captive Soldiers in the World Wars'

Paul Garson. African Colonial Prisoners of the Germans: A Pictorial History of Captive Soldiers in the World Wars. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 216 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6545-0.

Reviewed by John Weigel (Carnegie Mellon University) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Gisèle Sapiro
Reviewer: 
Mattie Fitch

Fitch on Sapiro, 'The French Writers' War, 1940-1953'

Gisèle Sapiro. The French Writers' War, 1940-1953. Translated by Vanessa Doriott Anderson and Dorrit Cohn. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. Tables, graphs. 672 pp. $134.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5178-8; $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5191-7.

Reviewed by Mattie Fitch (Tarleton State University) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Eric Schlosser
Reviewer: 
David Palkki

Palkki on Kenner, 'Command and Control' and Schlosser, 'Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety'

Robert Kenner, dir. Command and Control. Based on Best-Selling Book by Eric Schlosser. PBS American Experience Series. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2016. www.shoppbs.org. $19.99. DVD. 210 mins. Eric Schlosser. Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety. New York: Penguin Publishing Group, 2014. 656 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-14-312578-5.

Author: 
Ángel Alcalde
Reviewer: 
Kevin Braam

Braam on Alcalde, 'War Veterans and Fascism in Interwar Europe'

Ángel Alcalde. War Veterans and Fascism in Interwar Europe. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xiii + 314 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19842-5.

Reviewed by Kevin Braam (US Army) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Matthew Moten
Reviewer: 
Edgar F. Raines

Raines on Moten, 'Presidents and Their Generals: An American History of Command in War'

Matthew Moten. Presidents and Their Generals: An American History of Command in War. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2014. 456 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05814-9.

Reviewed by Edgar F. Raines (U.S. Center for Military History) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Carl H. Moore
Reviewer: 
Ronald R. Ortensie

Ortensie on Moore, 'Flying the B-26 Marauder over Europe: Memoir of a World War II Navigator'

Carl H. Moore. Flying the B-26 Marauder over Europe: Memoir of a World War II Navigator. Second edition. Jefferson: McFarland, 2013. 264 pp. $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4766-0194-6; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7357-1.

Reviewed by Ronald R. Ortensie (Air University) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Michael Dolski
Reviewer: 
Keith Dickson

Dickson on Dolski, 'D-Day Remembered: The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory'

Michael Dolski. D-Day Remembered: The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62190-218-8.

Reviewed by Keith Dickson (National Defense University) Published on H-War (September, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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