Reviews

Author: 
Emanuele Sica
Reviewer: 
Robert Weldon Whalen

Whalen on Sica, 'Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France'


Emanuele Sica. Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France. History of Military Occupation Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 312 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03985-0.

Reviewed by Robert Weldon Whalen (Queens University of Charlotte)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul A. Gilje
Reviewer: 
Ian Yunker

Yunker on Gilje, 'To Swear Like a Sailor: Maritime Culture in America, 1750-1850'


Paul A. Gilje. To Swear Like a Sailor: Maritime Culture in America, 1750-1850. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 394 pp. $94.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76235-9; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74616-8.

Reviewed by Ian Yunker (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Lance Betros
Reviewer: 
Peter Schifferle

Schifferle on Betros, 'Carved from Granite: West Point since 1902'


Lance Betros. Carved from Granite: West Point since 1902. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2012. xvii + 458 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60344-771-3; ISBN 978-1-60344-787-4.

Reviewed by Peter Schifferle (SAMS, Command & General Staff College)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Stephen Dedman
Reviewer: 
Douglas Luccio

Luccio on Dedman, 'May the Armed Forces Be with You: The Relationship between Science Fiction and the United States Military'


Stephen Dedman. May the Armed Forces Be with You: The Relationship between Science Fiction and the United States Military. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 252 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9742-3.

Reviewed by Douglas Luccio (National Defense University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Anne Kirkham, Cordelia Warr, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dana Cushing

Cushing on Kirkham and Warr, 'Wounds in the Middle Ages'


Anne Kirkham, Cordelia Warr, eds. Wounds in the Middle Ages. History of Medicine in Context Series. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2014. 271 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-6569-0.

Reviewed by Dana Cushing (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Walter Kempowski
Reviewer: 
Mark Montesclaros

Montesclaros on Kempowski, 'Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich'


Walter Kempowski. Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015. 512 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-24815-9.

Reviewed by Mark Montesclaros (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon Satellite Campus)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

“A Wagnerian Scene, an Image of Apocalypse”

Author: 
Gary Burns
Reviewer: 
Christopher N. Blaker

Blaker on Burns, 'Shipmates: The Men of LCS 52 in World War II'


Gary Burns. Shipmates: The Men of LCS 52 in World War II. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 272 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6687-7.

Reviewed by Christopher N. Blaker (Historical Society of Michigan)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Anthony R. Wells
Reviewer: 
Corbin Williamson

Williamson on Wells, 'A Tale of Two Navies: Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015'


Anthony R. Wells. A Tale of Two Navies: Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. Illustrations, charts. 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-120-3.

Reviewed by Corbin Williamson (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Bradley R. Clampitt
Reviewer: 
Robert Glaze

Glaze on Clampitt, 'The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory'


Bradley R. Clampitt. The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 200 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-7727-4.

Reviewed by Robert Glaze (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Helen Watt, Anne Hawkins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sofia Zepeda

Zepeda on Watt and Hawkins, 'Letters of Seamen in the Wars with France, 1793-1815'


Helen Watt, Anne Hawkins, eds. Letters of Seamen in the Wars with France, 1793-1815. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2014. 384 pp. $165.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-896-8.

Reviewed by Sofia Zepeda (University of Arizona)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Otto Schrag, Peter Schrag
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Huebel

Huebel on Schrag and Schrag, 'When Europe Was a Prison Camp: Father and Son Memoirs, 1940-1941'


Otto Schrag, Peter Schrag. When Europe Was a Prison Camp: Father and Son Memoirs, 1940-1941. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. Illustrations, map. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01769-7.

Reviewed by Sebastian Huebel (University of British Columbia)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Caroline Shaw
Reviewer: 
Kevin Luginbill

Luginbill on Shaw, 'Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief'


Caroline Shaw. Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 328 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-020098-5.

Reviewed by Kevin Luginbill (Northern Illinois)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Bryce Evans
Reviewer: 
Augustine Meaher

Meaher on Evans, 'Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave'


Bryce Evans. Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 260 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-249-1.

Reviewed by Augustine Meaher (Air University)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Even a Neutral Nation is Changed Forever by the War

Author: 
Peter McPhee
Reviewer: 
Jordan Hayworth

Hayworth on McPhee, 'Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life'


Peter McPhee. Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11811-7.

Reviewed by Jordan Hayworth (Air University, Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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