Journal of Military History
Vol. 74, No. 2
Bruce Vandevort, “The Indian Wars of North America: From East to West,” The Journal of Military History 74 #2 (April 2010): 557-560.
Thutmose III: The Military Biography of Egypt’s Greatest Warrior King, by Richard A. Gabriel, reviewed by Steven Weingartner and by Antonio Santosuosso, 561-563.
The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire, by Edward N. Luttwak, reviewed by John P. Karras and by Richard Sauers, 564-566.
The Medieval World at War, edited by Matthew Bennett, reviewed by Stephen Morillo, 566-568.
Three Byzantine Military Treatises, text, translation, and notes by George T. Dennis, reviewed by Warren Treadgold, 568-569.
The Rebel Den of Nung Tri Cao: Loyalty and Identity Along the Sino-Vietnamese Frontier, by James Anderson, reviewed by Kathlene Baldanza, 569-570.
Two Faiths One Banner: When Muslims Marched with Christians across Europe’s Battlegrounds, by Ian Almond, reviewed by Virginia H. Aksan, 570-572.
Venice Besieged: Politics and Diplomacy in the Italian Wars, 1494-1534, by Robert Finlay, reviewed by Niccolò Capponi, 572-573.
English Mercuries: Soldier Poets in the Age of Shakespeare, by Adam N. McKeown, reviewed by John Leland, 573-574 .
The Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775: A Political, Social, and Military History, 3 vols., edited by Spencer C. Tucker, reviewed by Michael P. Gabriel, 575-576.
Frontier Forts of Iowa: Indians, Traders, and Soldiers, 1682-1862, edited by William E. Whittaker, reviewed by William B. Feis, 576-577.
Quebec: The Story of Three Sieges, by Stephen Manning, reviewed by Frank Kalesnik, 578-579.
Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America: Volume 1, A-P and Volume 2, Q-Z, edited by William Pencak, reviewed by Mark van Ells, 579-581.
Honor Bright: History and Origins of the West Point Honor Code and System, by Lewis Sorley, reviewed by James S. Park, 581-582.
Admiral Saumarez Versus Napoleon: The Baltic, 1807-12, by Tim Voelcker, reviewed by James R. Arnold, 582-583.
Wagram (5 et 6 juillet 1809): Le canon tonne sur les bords du Danube, by Frédéric Naulet, reviewed by John G. Gallaher, 583-584.
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon, by Jeremy Black, reviewed by David Curtis Skaggs, 585-586.
San Martín: Argentine Soldier, American Hero, by John Lynch, reviewed by Roberto C. Delgadillo, 586-587.
Jews in the Russian Army, 1827-1917: Drafted into Modernity, by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern, reviewed by Harold Shukman, 587-588.
Fort Laramie: Military Bastion of the High Plains, by Douglas C. McChristian, reviewed by John H. Monnett, 589-590.
Warship Under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West, by Lorraine McConaghy, reviewed by Spencer C. Tucker, 590-591.
Lincoln’s Political Generals, by David Work, reviewed by Jennifer M. Murray, 591-592.
Double Duty in the Civil War: Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon, edited by George S. Burckhardt, reviewed by Harold D. Langley, 593-594.
The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865, edited by Judkin Browning, reviewed by Paul A. Cimbala, 594-595.
No Quarter: The Battle of the Crater, 1864, by Richard Slotkin, reviewed by Gregory J. W. Urwin, 595-597.
West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace, by Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, reviewed by Ethan S. Rafuse, 597-598.
U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth, by Joan Waugh, reviewed by Frank P. Varney, 598-599.
Scars to Prove It: The Civil War Soldier and American Fiction, by Craig A. Warren, reviewed by David Rachels, 599-600.
Heroes & Cowards: The Social Face of War, by Dora L. Costa & Matthew E. Kahn, reviewed by Debra J. Sheffer, 600-602.
Victoria’s Generals, edited by Steven J. Corvi and Ian F.W. Beckett, reviewed by Harold E. Raugh, Jr., 602-4.
Germany's Asia-Pacific Empire: Colonialism and Naval Policy, 1885-1914, by Charles Stephenson, reviewed by Lawrence Sondhaus, 604-605.
Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters, by Louis Begley, reviewed by Martha Hanna, 605-606.
Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy: The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century, by Henry J. Hendrix, reviewed by Matthew Oyos, 607-608.
Japanese Society at War: Death, Memory, and the Russo-Japanese War, by Naoko Shimazu, reviewed by Gary P. Cox, 608-609.
Japanese Assimilation Policies in Colonial Korea 1910-1945, by Mark Caprio, reviewed by Courtney A. Short, 609-610.
Guarding the Border: The Military Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 1912-1917, edited by Jeff Patrick, reviewed by Barry M. Stentiford, 611-612.
War Planning 1914, edited by Richard F. Hamilton and Holger H. Herwig, reviewed by Samuel R. Williamson, Jr., 612-614.
Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922, A Documentary History, edited and translated by Jonathan Daly and Leonid Trofimov, reviewed by Michael P. Kihntopf, 614-615.
1917: Beyond the Western Front, edited by Ian F.W. Beckett, reviewed by Nikolas Gardner, 615-616.
The Final Battle: Soldiers of the Western Front and the German Revolution of 1918, by Scott Stephenson, reviewed by Holger H. Herwig, 616-618.
The British Naval Staff in the First World War, by Nicholas Black, reviewed by Geoffrey Till, 618-619.
Tank Men: The Human Story of Tanks at War, by Robert Kershaw, reviewed by Alexander M. Bielakowski, 619-620.
Strategy for Victory: The Development of British Tactical Air Power, 1919-1943, by David Ian Hall, reviewed by Mike Bechthold, 620-621.
“If you tolerate this…”: The Spanish Civil War in the Age of Total War, edited by Martin Baumeister and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen, 621-623.
Wolfram von Richthofen. Master of the German Air War, by James S. Corum, reviewed by Klaus Schmider, 623-624.
World War II: A New History, by Evan Mawdsley, reviewed by Charles Messenger, 624-625.
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War, by Terry Brighton, reviewed by David T. Zabecki, 626-627.
Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall, and Alanbrooke Won the War in the West, by Andrew Roberts, reviewed by Albert J. Beveridge III, 627-630.
Targeting the Third Reich: Air Intelligence and the Allied Bombing Campaigns, by Robert S. Ehlers, Jr., reviewed by Phillip S. Meilinger, 630-631.
Special Ops, 1939-1945: A Manual of Covert Warfare and Training. British Special Operations Executive & American Office of Strategic Services, by Stephen Bull, reviewed by Rita Kramer, 632-633.
The Second World War on the Eastern Front, by Lee Baker, reviewed by Jonathan M. House, 633-634.
Black Flag: The Surrender of Germany’s U-Boat Forces, by Lawrence Paterson, reviewed by Keith W. Bird, 634-636.
Bardia: Myth, Reality and the Heirs of Anzac, by Craig Stockings, reviewed by Niall Barr, 636-637.
To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August 1942, by David M. Glantz with Jonathan M. House, reviewed by Joel Hayward, 637-638.
Canadians Under Fire: Infantry Effectiveness in the Second World War, by Robert Engen, reviewed by Alexander W.G. Herd, 639-640.
Dragons on Bird Wings: The Combat History of the 812th Fighter Regiment, by Vladislav Antipov and Igor Utkin, translated by James F. Gebhardt, reviewed by Reina Pennington, 640-641.
Sources of Weapon Systems Innovation in the Department of Defense: The Role of In-House Research and Development, 1945-2000, by Thomas C. Lassman, reviewed by Robert G. Angevine, 642-643.
The B-45 Tornado: An Operational History of the First American Jet Bomber, by John C. Fredriksen, reviewed by Kenneth P. Werrell, 643-644.
A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon, by Neil Sheehan, reviewed by Michael J. Neufeld, 644-645.
War Without Fronts: The USA in Vietnam, by Bernd Greiner, reviewed by Fred L. Borch, 646-649.
An Loc: The Unfinished War, by Tran Van Nhut with Christian L. Arevian, reviewed by Daniel E. Spector, 649-650.
Drop Zone Borneo. The RAF Campaign 1963-65: The Most Successful Use of Armed Forces in the Twentieth Century, by Roger Annett, reviewed by Murdock Moore, 650-651.
Until the Last Man Comes Home: POWs, MIAs, and the Unending Vietnam War, by Michael J. Allen, reviewed by Kelly E. Crager, 651-652.
Immortal: A Military History of Iran and its Armed Forces, by Steven R. Ward, reviewed by Maziar Behrooz, 653-654.
History of Operations Research in the United States Army, Volume III: 1973-1995, by Charles R. Shrader, reviewed by Clayton R. Newell, 654-655.
America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force, by Beth Bailey, reviewed by Henry G. Gole, 655-656.
Secret Intelligence: A Reader, edited by Christopher Andrew, Richard J. Aldrich and Wesley K. Wark, reviewed by Thomas G. Mahnken, 656-657.
American Civil-Military Relations: The Soldier and the State in a New Era, edited by Suzanne C. Nielsen and Don M. Snider, reviewed by Lance Betros, 657-659.
The Science of War: Defense Budgeting, Military Technology, Logistics, and Combat Outcomes, by Michael E. O'Hanlon, reviewed by Byron K. Callan, 659-660.
National Security Dilemmas: Challenges and Opportunities, by Colin S. Gray, reviewed by Jeremy Black, 660-661
Film Review Essay:
The Paraguayan War: The Forgotten War, film by Denis Wright, reviewed by José Alvarez, 662-663.
BOOKS RECEIVED: 664-667
RECENT JOURNAL ARTICLES: 668-670
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 671