Reviews

Author: 
Anne Cipriano Venzon, Martin Gordon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Graham Cosmas

Cosmas on Venzon and Gordon, 'America's War with Spain: A Selected Bibliography'

Anne Cipriano Venzon, Martin Gordon, eds. America's War with Spain: A Selected Bibliography. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2003. ix + 215 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8108-4493-3.

Reviewed by Graham Cosmas (Joint History Office, Joint Chiefs of Staff) Published on H-War (December, 2004)

A Splendid Little War

Author: 
Anthony E. Hartle
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Hartle, 'Moral Issues in Military Decision Making'

Anthony E. Hartle. Moral Issues in Military Decision Making. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. viii + 271 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1320-5; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-1321-2.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (Department of International Security and Military Affairs, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (December, 2004)

Moral Dilemmas of War

Author: 
John Darrell Sherwood
Reviewer: 
William Trimble

Trimble on Sherwood, 'Afterburner: Naval Aviators and the Vietnam War'

John Darrell Sherwood. Afterburner: Naval Aviators and the Vietnam War. New York and London: New York University Press, 2004. x + 353 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9842-3.

Reviewed by William Trimble (Department of History, Auburn University) Published on H-War (December, 2004)

Victory of a Different Kind

Author: 
Manfred Griehl
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Griehl, 'Luftwaffe X-Planes, German Experimental Aircraft of World War II'

Manfred Griehl. Luftwaffe X-Planes, German Experimental Aircraft of World War II. London: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, 2004. 80 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85367-577-5.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Department of History, Hawaii Pacific University) Published on H-War (December, 2004)

Another Luftwaffe Picture Book

Author: 
James H. Willbanks
Reviewer: 
Ginger R. Davis

Davis on Willbanks, 'Abandoning Vietnam: How America Left and South Vietnam Lost Its War'

James H. Willbanks. Abandoning Vietnam: How America Left and South Vietnam Lost Its War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. x + 377 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1331-1.

Reviewed by Ginger R. Davis (Department of History, Temple University) Published on H-War (November, 2004)

Abandonment Issues

Author: 
Richard Peters, Xiaobing Li, eds.
Reviewer: 
Russell Burgos

Burgos on Peters and Li, 'Voices from the Korean War: Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers'

Richard Peters, Xiaobing Li, eds. Voices from the Korean War: Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. xviii + 291 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2293-9.

Reviewed by Russell Burgos (Department of Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles) Published on H-War (November, 2004)

Author: 
Matthew Kaufman
Reviewer: 
Alan Hawk

Hawk on Kaufman, 'The Regius Chair of Military Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, 1806-55'

Matthew Kaufman. The Regius Chair of Military Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, 1806-55. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2003. 361 pp. $55.50 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-1238-7.

Reviewed by Alan Hawk (National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Academia and the Armed Forces) Published on H-War (November, 2004)

Author: 
Oscar E. Gilbert
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Crecca

Crecca on Gilbert, 'Marine Corps Tank Battles in Korea'

Oscar E. Gilbert. Marine Corps Tank Battles in Korea. Havertown: Casement, 2003. xxii + 308 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-932033-13-7.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Crecca (U.S. Marine Corps, Field Historian, Marine Corps Historical Center, Washington, DC) Published on H-War (November, 2004)

Marine Tankers in the Forgotten War

Author: 
John W. Brinsfield, William C. Davis, Benedict Maryniak, James I. Robertson Jr.., eds.
Reviewer: 
James Baugess

Baugess on Brinsfield and Davis and Maryniak and Jr.., 'Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains'

John W. Brinsfield, William C. Davis, Benedict Maryniak, James I. Robertson Jr.., eds. Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2003. xi + 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8117-0017-7.

Reviewed by James Baugess (Humanities Department, Columbus State Community College) Published on H-War (September, 2004)

Military Ministry in Blue and Gray

Author: 
Emily O. Goldman, Leslie C. Eliason, eds.
Reviewer: 
I. B. Holley

Holley on Goldman and Eliason, 'The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas'

Emily O. Goldman, Leslie C. Eliason, eds. The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2003. xx + 415 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4535-2.

Reviewed by I. B. Holley (Department of History, Duke University) Published on H-War (September, 2004)

Problems Arising with the Transfer of Technological Ideas

Author: 
J. L. Granatstein
Reviewer: 
Galen Perras

Perras on Granatstein, 'Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace'

J. L. Granatstein. Canada's Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002. xv + 519 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-4691-8; $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-8696-9.

Reviewed by Galen Perras (Department of History, University of Ottawa) Published on H-War (August, 2004)

The Canadian Army and Military Professionalism

Author: 
Tanja Luckins
Reviewer: 
John Connor

Connor on Luckins, 'The Gates of Memory: Australian People's Experiences and Memories of Loss and the Great War'

Tanja Luckins. The Gates of Memory: Australian People's Experiences and Memories of Loss and the Great War. Fremantle: Curtin University Books, 2004. 304 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-920731-74-8.

Reviewed by John Connor (Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London) Published on H-War (August, 2004)

The Unknown Mourner

Author: 
David Fiedler
Reviewer: 
Paul Springer

Springer on Fiedler, 'The Enemy among Us: POWs in Missouri during World War II'

David Fiedler. The Enemy among Us: POWs in Missouri during World War II. Saint Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press, 2003. xiv + 466 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-883982-49-2.

Reviewed by Paul Springer (Department of History, Texas A&M University) Published on H-War (August, 2004)

Prisoners in the Heartland

Author: 
Jörg Muth
Reviewer: 
Dennis Showalter

Showalter on Muth, 'Flucht aus dem militärischen Alltag: Ursachen und individuelle Ausprägung der Desertion in der Armee Friedrichs des Großen'

Jörg Muth. Flucht aus dem militärischen Alltag: Ursachen und individuelle Ausprägung der Desertion in der Armee Friedrichs des Großen. Freiburg: Rombach, 2003. 213 S. EUR 19.80 (paper), ISBN 978-3-7930-9338-1.

Reviewed by Dennis Showalter (Colorado College) Published on H-War (August, 2004)

The Rights of a Man and A Soldier: Desertion in Eighteenth-Century Prussia

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