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MHQ Reviews: Notable Books, Autumn 2011

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RECENT RELEASES

A History of the World in 100 Weapons by Chris McNab (Osprey, $29.95). Explores weapons that changed history, from the flint ax to the Stealth bomber.

The Storm of War A New History of the Second World War, by Andrew Roberts (Harper, $29.99). Now released in the United States, this book by the popular historian raises critical questions about why the Allies won.

Ataturk The Extraordinary Life and Achievements of the Greatest General of the Ottoman Empire, by Austin Bay (Palgrave Macmillan, $23). Bay makes the case that the father of Turkish democracy was also a military genius.

A High Price The Triumphs & Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism, by Daniel Byman (Oxford, $34.95). This study traces the good—and the bad—of Israel's decades-long fight for survival, with deep looks at its vaunted intelligence service and its key defensive measures.

Mission to Berlin The American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich, by Robert F. Dorr (Zenith, $28). Through the narrative of a single mission, the author of Hell Hawks! tells the story of the air campaign against the German capital.

Tiger Trap America's Secret Spy War With China, by David Wise (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28). Wise, a longtime intelligence writer, recounts the history of Chinese espionage in the United States.

A World on Fire Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman (Random House, $35). In rich profiles of leaders and soldiers, Foreman explores the tensions that nearly led to war between the Union and Britain.
 

COMING SOON
Kearny's March The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846–1847, by Winston Groom. Midnight Rising John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz. The Battle of Midway by Craig L. Symonds.

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