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Military History Book Reviews


Book Review: Into the Breach at Pusan, by Kenneth W. Estes

HistoryNet Staff | Published: January 03, 2013 at 2:06 pm
Into the Breach at Pusan, by Kenneth W. Estes, relates the remarkable Korean War performance of the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, clearing up several myths along the way.

Game Review: Damage Inc., by Mad Catz

HistoryNet Staff | Published: January 03, 2013 at 1:54 pm
Mad Catz' flight combat game Damage Inc. allows a player to dogfight one's way through the major battles of the Pacific Theater in World War II.

DVD Review: American Experience: Death and the Civil War, by PBS

HistoryNet Staff | Published: January 03, 2013 at 1:43 pm
Death and the Civil War, a recent offering in PBS' American Experience series, looks at the war through the lens of Drew Gilpin Faust's acclaimed 2008 book This Republic of Suffering, tolling the cost of the war in lives and suffering.

Book Review: The Generals, by Thomas E. Ricks

HistoryNet Staff | Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:49 pm
Thomas Ricks book The Generals looks at the effects of bureaucratization on the U.S. military from World War I through the modern-day conflicts in the Middle East.

Book Review: The Making of the First World War, by Ian F.W. Beckett

HistoryNet Staff | Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:27 pm
Ian F.W. Beckett's new book The Making of the First World War presents essays on lesser-known episodes of the war that nevertheless had long-term repercussions.

Book Review: The Last Full Measure, by Michael Stephenson

HistoryNet Staff | Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:54 pm
Author Michael Stephenson cites soldiers' firsthand accounts of death in combat in his ambitious albeit flawed book The Last Full Measure.

Book Review: The Gods of Prophetstown, by Adam Jortner

HistoryNet Staff | Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:40 pm
In The Gods of Prophetstown author Adam Jortner examines the 1811 conflict between the United States and an eastern Indian confederacy that served as a prelude to the War of 1812.

Book Review: Command Culture, by Jörg Muth

HistoryNet Staff | Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:27 pm
Jorg Muth's Command Culture is a compelling analysis of officer training in the early 20th century German and American armies and the implications on the outcome of World War II.

Book Review: The Long Road to Antietam, by Richard Slotkin

HistoryNet Staff | Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:13 pm
The Long Road to Antietam, by Richard Slotkin, draws connections between the Union victory at that bloody 1862 battle and Lincoln's decision to free the slaves.

Book Review: Those Who Have Borne the Battle, by James Wright

HistoryNet Staff | Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:51 pm
James Wright's Those Who Have Borne the Battle looks at the men and women who have served during America's wars, from the revolution to modern day, and how Americans at large have treated those warriors.

Book Review: Hitler’s Spy Chief, by Richard Bassett

HistoryNet Staff | Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:39 pm
In Hitler's Spy Chief, Richard Bassett delivers a sympathetic profile of Wilhelm Canaris, a top-ranking German intelligence officer who dared defy Hitler.

Game Review: Birds of Steel, by Konami

HistoryNet Staff | Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:26 pm
Birds of Steel is a World War II flight combat simulation game with historically accurate planes that boast realistic controls.

Book Review: December 1941, by Evan Mawdsley

HistoryNet Staff | Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:56 pm
In his book December 1941 British historian Evan Mawdsley takes readers beyond Pearl Harbor to the series of shocking events that launched World War II.

Book Review: Terror in the Balkans, by Ben Shepherd

HistoryNet Staff | Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:43 pm
In his new book Terror in the Balkans, Ben Shepherd takes on the relentlessly divisive and war-torn region of the Balkans.

Book Review: The Roman Barbarian Wars, by Ludwig Dyck

HistoryNet Staff | Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:31 pm
Ludwig Dyck's book The Roman Barbarian Wars provides an in-depth look at Rome's early wars with tribal factions, an era that gave rise to the empire.

Game Review: Sniper Elite V2, by 505 Games

HistoryNet Staff | Published: July 05, 2012 at 4:14 pm
Sniper Elite V2 draws from the real-life 1945 Operation Overcast, but leans on more modern-day fantasy run-and-gun action.
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