Military History Book Reviews
Published: March 01, 2012 at 9:51 pm
James Falkner studies the life and career of vaunted military engineer Sebastien le Prestre in Marshal Vauban and the Defence of Louis XIV's France.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 9:01 pm
Brian Thornton's new Book of Ancient Bastards is a tongue-in-cheeky profile of historic figures from ancient times through the Enlightenment.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 8:28 pm
In Lost Legion Rediscovered author Donald O'Reilly considers the facts behind the legend of Rome's mythic Theban Legend.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 8:16 pm
Douglas Fermer delves deeper into the personalities and places of the Franco-Prussian War with his second volume, France at Bay, 1870-1871.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 7:58 pm
Kalypso Media USA's aerial combat game Air Conflicts: Secret Wars presents 49 missions from both world wars, featuring more than a dozen historical aircraft.
Published: January 11, 2012 at 2:54 pm
In his new history The End, Ian Kershaw looks at the reasons behind Germany's stubborn resistance in 1944-45 when it was clear it had already lost the war.
Published: January 11, 2012 at 2:41 pm
Peter Hart, oral historian at London's Imperial War Museum, reveals a trove of research on the 1915 Gallipoli campaign.
Published: January 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm
With Inferno, historian Max Hastings relates a broad, well-researched and gripping (if downbeat) account of World War II.
Published: January 11, 2012 at 2:19 pm
Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy unfolds around the June 1944 landings in northern France, offering both real-time and turn-based game play.
Published: January 11, 2012 at 2:05 pm
The War of 1812, by PBS, offers a basic primer of the causes, battles, outcome and principal players of this oft-overlooked war.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:45 pm
Rodric Braithwaite considers the parallels between the Soviet war in Afghanistan and modern-day conflicts in that long-turbulent region.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:36 pm
John Prados takes a fresh look at the 1944 Normandy campaign, considering the impact of Ultra intercepts and the way the German Wehrmacht performed.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:28 pm
Rafe Blaufarb and Claudia Liebeskind revisit the Napoleonic wars through the memoirs and diaries of common soldiers and civilians.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:18 pm
Simon James looks at Roman history from the perspective of the common soldiers, provincial residents and conquered peoples.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:05 pm
Red Orchestra 2 is the most realistic first-person shooter to hit the market in the past decade.
Published: September 09, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Panzer Corps Wehrmacht is a paean to the classic hex-based strategy games of old.