Journal of Military History
Vol. 74, No. 1
Alexander Mikaberidze, “Recent Trends in the Russian Historiography of the Napoleonic Wars,” 189-194.
Bruce Vandervort, “Remembering the Empire of France in America,” 195-199.
The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China, by Jay Taylor, reviewed by Robert A. Kapp and by Gerrit van der Wees, 201-204.
Once Upon a Time in War: The 99th Division in World War II, by Robert E. Humphrey, reviewed by John C. McManus and by A. Harding Ganz , 204-207.
Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945-1975, by John Prados, reviewed by Mark Moyar and by John M. Carland, 207-212.
Military Orientalism: Eastern War Through Western Eyes, by Patrick Porter, reviewed by Robert Johnson, 212-214.
How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower, by Adrian Goldsworthy, reviewed by Carolyn Nelson, 214-215.
The Prior of the Knights Hospitaller in Late Medieval England, by Simon Phillips, reviewed by David S. Bachrach, 215-217.
The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc, by Larissa Juliet Taylor, reviewed by David J. Hay, 217-218.
Women, Armies, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe, by John A. Lynn II, reviewed by Olwen Hufton, 218-219.
The Indian Militia and Description of the Indies, by Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca, translated by Timothy F. Johnson, edited by Kris Lane, reviewed by Patricia Seed, 219-221.
The Age of the Ship of the Line: The British and French Navies, 1650-1815, by Jonathan R. Dull, reviewed by Sam Willis, 221-222.
The Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans and the Battle for Europe, by Andrew Wheatcroft, reviewed by Karl A. Roider, 222-224.
War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America’s First Frontier, by John F. Ross, reviewed by Frank Kalesnik, 224-225.
De Broglie's Armada: A Plan for the Invasion of England, 1765-1777, translated with critical analysis by Sudipta Das, reviewed by James Pritchard, 225-226.\
Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821, by J. C. A. Stagg, reviewed by David S. Heidler, 226-227.
Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, by Lawrence E. Babits and Joshua B. Howard, reviewed by John R. Maass, 227-228.
In Pursuit of Liberty: Coming of Age in the American Revolution, by Emmy E. Werner, reviewed by Linda Grant DePauw, 228-229.
First Strike: Preemptive War in Modern History, by Matthew J. Flynn, reviewed by Ralph Hitchens, 230-231.
The Legacy of the French Revolutionary Wars: The Nation-in-Arms in French Republican Memory, by Alan Forrest, reviewed by Dale Lothrop Clifford, 231-232.
Napoleon's Apogee: Pascal Bressonnet's Tactical Studies 1806. Saalfeld, Jena and Auerstädt, translated and annotated by Scott Bowden, reviewed by Robert M. Epstein, 233-234.
Peninsular Eyewitnesses: The Experience of War in Spain and Portugal, 1808-1815, by Charles Esdaile, reviewed by Erica Charters, 234-235.
American Courage, American Carnage: The 7th Infantry Regiment’s Combat Experience, 1812 through World War II, by John C. McManus, reviewed by Peter Mansoor, 235-237.
The 7th Infantry Regiment, Combat in an Age of Terror –the Korean War through the Present, by John C. McManus, reviewed by William W. Epley, 237-238.
Strange Fatality: The Battle of Stoney Creek, 1813, by James E. Elliot, reviewed by John R. Grodzinski, 239-240.
Under the Flags of Freedom: Slave Soldiers and the Wars of Independence in Spanish South America, by Peter Blanchard, reviewed by Christon I. Archer, 240-241.
Uncommon Defense: Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War, by John W. Hall, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols, 241-242.
Historical Dictionary of the Zulu Wars, by John Laband, reviewed by James O. Gump, 242-243.
Eagles and Empire: The United States, Mexico, and the Struggle for a Continent, by David A. Clary, reviewed by Timothy D. Johnson, 243-245.
Japan’s Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1853-1945, by Edward J. Drea, reviewed by Stewart Lone, 245-246.
The Moltke Myth: Prussian War Planning, 1857-1871, by Terence Zuber, reviewed by D. E. Showalter, 246-247.
Unfurl Those Colors! McClellan, Sumner, & The Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign, by Marion V. Armstrong, Jr., reviewed by Terry Beckenbaugh, 248-249.
New Mexico Territory during the Civil War: Wallen and Evans Inspection Reports, 1862-1863, edited by Jerry D. Thompson, reviewed by Joseph G. Dawson III, 249-250.
Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865, by Ethan S. Rafuse, reviewed by Kavin L. Coughenour, 250-251.
Broken Treaties: United States and Canadian Relations with the Lakotas and the Plains Cree, 1868-1885, by Jill St. Germain, reviewed by Andrew R. Graybill, 252.
Wolseley and Ashanti: The Ashanti War Journal and Correspondence of Major General Sir Garnet Wolseley 1873-1874, edited by Ian F. W. Beckett, reviewed by Edward M. Spiers, 253-254.
Unzivilisierte Kriege im zivilisierten Europa? Die Balkankriege und die öffentliche Meinung in Deutschland, England und Irland 1876-1913, by Florian Keisinger, reviewed by Stefan Goebel, 254-255.
The Namesake: the Biography of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., by Robert W. Walker, reviewed by Mannie Liscum, 255-256.
The Last Century of Sea Power, Vol. 1: From Port Arthur to Chanak, 1894-1922, by H. P. Willmott, reviewed by Lawrence Sondhaus, 256-257.
Ethical Leadership in Turbulent Times: Modeling the Public Career of George C. Marshall, by Gerald M. Pops, reviewed by Daun van Ee, 258-259.
The Old Guard in 1898: A Short History of the Third United States Infantry Regiment, by Richard M. Lytle, reviewed by Daniel R. Beaver, 259.
Memories of Two Wars: Cuban and Philippine Experiences, by Frederick Funston, reviewed by Graham A. Cosmas, 260-261.
Historical Dictionary of the Anglo-Boer War, by Fransjohan Pretorius, reviewed by Stephen M. Miller, 261-262.
Ernst Röhm: Hitler’s SA Chief of Staff, by Eleanor Hancock, reviewed by Mark M. Hull, 262-263.
Strategy and Command: The Anglo-French Coalition on the Western Front, 1914, by Roy A. Prete, reviewed by Elizabeth Greenhalgh, 263-265.
"We who are so cosmopolitan": The War Diary of Constance Graeffe, 1914-1915, by Sophie de Schaepdrijver, reviewed by Wim Klinkert, 265-266.
World War One: A Short History, by Norman Stone, reviewed by Michael S. Neiberg, 266-267.
The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front 1915-1919, by Mark Thompson, reviewed by John Gooch, 267-268.
Gallipoli: The End of the Myth, by Robin Prior, reviewed by Nicholas A. Lambert, 268-270.
Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, by Leo van Bergen, reviewed by Kevin Brown, 270-271.
Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance, edited by Mark A. Snell, reviewed by Douglas V. Johnson II, 271-272.
Madness and the Military: Australia’s Experience of the Great War, by Michael Tyquin, reviewed by Edgar Jones, 273-274.
A More Unbending Battle: The Harlem Hellfighters’ Struggle for Freedom in WWI and Equality at Home, by Peter N. Nelson, reviewed by Lon Strauss, 274-275.
Media, Memory and the First World War, by David Williams, reviewed by Stephen Badsey, 275-276.
Mobility, Shock, and Firepower: The Emergence of the U.S. Army's Armor Branch, 1917-1945, by Robert S. Cameron, reviewed by Mark Calhoun, 276-277.
Hubert R. Harmon: Airman, Officer, Father of the Air Force Academy, by Phillip S. Meilinger, reviewed by Kristal Alfonso, 278-279.
Men on Iron Ponies: The Death and Rebirth of the Modern U.S. Cavalry, by Matthew Darlington Morton, reviewed by Eric Freiwald, 279-280.
Future Tense: The Culture of Anticipation in France Between the Wars, by Roxanne Panchasi, reviewed by Eugenia Kiesling, 280-282.
The German Invasion of Norway April 1940, by Geirr H. Haarr, reviewed by Jonathan Epstein, 282-283.
The Longest Siege: Tobruk – The Battle that Saved North Africa, by Robert Lyman, reviewed by Martijn Lak, 283-284.
Wehrmacht im Ostkrieg. Front und Militaerisches Hinterland 1941/42, by Christian Hartmann, reviewed by Craig Luther, 284-286.
United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II: A Biographical Dictionary, by George B. Clark, reviewed by Colin M. Colbourn, 286-287.
Sydney, Cipher and Search: Solving the Last Great Naval Mystery of the Second World War, by Peter Hore, reviewed by Robin Higham, 287.
Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath, by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman, reviewed by Stanley L. Falk, 288-289.
Attack of the Airacobras: Soviet Aces, American P-39s, and the Air War against Germany, by Dmitriy Loza, translated and edited by James F. Gebhardt, reviewed by Kenneth P. Werrell, 289-290.
Shadows of Slaughterhouse Five: Recollections and Reflections of the American Ex-POWs of Schlachthof Fünf, Dresden, Germany, by Ervin E. Szpek, Jr. and Frank J. Idzikowski, edited by Heidi M. Szpek, reviewed by Robert C. Doyle, 290-291.
Deciphering the Rising Sun: Navy and Marine Codebreakers, Translators and Interpreters in the Pacific War, by Roger Dingman, reviewed by E. Bruce Reynolds, 291-292.
Falaise, The Flawed Victory: The Destruction of Panzergruppe West, August 1944, by Anthony Tucker-Jones, reviewed by Stephen Hart, 293-294.
Patton’s Peers: The Forgotten Allied Field Army Commanders of the Western Front, 1944-45, by John A. English, reviewed by Steven S. Minniear, 294-295.
The Science of Bombing: Operational Research in RAF Bomber Command, by Randall T. Wakelam, reviewed by Sebastian Ritchie, 295-296.
Steel Boat, Iron Hearts: A U-Boat Crewman's Life Aboard U-505, by Hans Goebeler with John Vanzo, reviewed by Mark R. Condeno, 296-297.
The Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War, 1945-49: An Analysis of Communist Strategy and Leadership, by Christopher R. Lew, reviewed by Gary J. Bjorge, 297-299.
From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945-1955, by Jeffrey G. Barlow, reviewed by Mark R. Hagerott, 299-301.
Kesselring’s Last Battle: War Crimes Trials and Cold War Politics, by Kerstin von Lingen; and The Nuremberg SS-Einsatzgruppen Trial, 1945-1958: Atrocity, Law and History, by Hilary Earl, reviewed by Fred L. Borch, 301-304.
The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour, by Andrei Cherny, reviewed by Hal Elliott Wert, 304-305.
The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War, by Nicholas Thompson, reviewed by Gail Yoshitani, 306-307.
War in European History, by Michael Howard, reviewed by Brian Holden Reid, 307-308.
Cold War Island: Quemoy on the Front Line, by Michael Szonyi, reviewed by June Teufel Dreyer, 308-309.
Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists, 1951-1962, in the Cold War, by Reginald Hunt, Geoffrey Russell, and Keith Scott, reviewed by Katherine K. Reist, 309-310.
The Adaptive Optics Revolution: A History, by Robert W. Duffner, reviewed by William J. Astore, 310-311.
The Spy Who Loved Us: The Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An’s Dangerous Game, by Thomas A. Bass, reviewed by Jay Veith, 311-312.
Sea Service Medals: Military Awards and Decorations of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, by Fred L. Borch and Charles P. McDowell, reviewed by David T. Zabecki, 312-314.
Naval Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operations: Stability from the Sea, edited by James J. Wirtz and Jeffrey A. Larsen, reviewed by Gordon E. Hogg, 314-315.
Blood and Capital: The Paramilitary of Colombia, by Jasmin Hristov, reviewed by Michael J. LaRosa, 315-317.
Paying the Human Costs of War: American Public Opinion & Casualties in Military Conflicts, by Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, and Jason Reifer, reviewed by Walter E. Kretchik, 317-318.
A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq, by Mark Moyar, reviewed by David Ucko, 318-320.
Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces, edited by C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly, reviewed by David M. Witty, 320-322.
The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days, by Karen Greenberg, reviewed by Stephen Irving Max Schwab, 322-323.
The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One, by David Kilcullen, reviewed by Lester W. Grau, 323-324.
The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Bases, edited by Catherine Lutz, reviewed by Hal M. Friedman, 324-325.
Film Review Essay:
The Moroccan Labyrinth. Screenplay by Julio Sánchez Veiga. Video. Icarus Films. 2007. Reviewed by José E. Alvarez and by Geoffrey Jensen, 326-329.
BOOKS RECEIVED: 330-337
RECENT JOURNAL ARTICLES: 338-340