Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
2011 Volume
Hannibal: The Military Biography of Rome’s Greatest Enemy 2011-052
Hannibal: The Military Biography of Rome’s Greatest Enemy
By Richard A. Gabriel
A review by Joshua Levithan
Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of World War II 2011-051
Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of World War II
By Christopher Catherwood
A review by Lee P. Ruddin
Carrying the War to the Enemy: American Operational Art to 1945 2011-049
Carrying the War to the Enemy: American Operational Art to 1945
By Michael R. Matheny
A review by Ingo Trauschweizer
Visiting Modern War in Risorgimento Italy 2011-048
Visiting Modern War in Risorgimento Italy
By Jonathan Marwil
A review by Dennis Showalter
Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War 2011-047
Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War
By Matt Gallagher
A review by Nathan Packard
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 2011-046
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
By Evan Thomas
A review by Tara Simpson
Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979–1989 2011-045
Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979–1989
By Rodric Braithwaite
A review by Walter G. Moss
The Columbia History of the Vietnam War 2011-044
The Columbia History of the Vietnam War
Ed. David L. Anderson
A review by Gregory A. Daddis
Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World 2011-043
Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World
By Bevin Alexander
A review by Morgan Deane
A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq 2011-042
A Question of Command: Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq
By Mark Moyar
A review by William J. Astore
The B-45 Tornado: An Operational History of the First American Jet Bomber 2011-041
The B-45 Tornado: An Operational History of the First American Jet Bomber
By John C. Fredriksen
A review by Jonathan D. Beard
Ancient Chinese Warfare 2011-040
Ancient Chinese Warfare
By Ralph D. Sawyer
A review by David A. Graff
The American Revolution: A Concise History 2011-039
The American Revolution: A Concise History
By Robert J. Allison
A review by Steven E. Siry
Berlin at War 2011-038
Berlin at War
By Roger Moorhouse
A review by Robert L. Nelson
Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialism 2011-037
Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialism
By Edith Foster
A review by Eugenia C. Kiesling
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Strategy, Combat, Myths, Deceptions 2011-036
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Strategy, Combat, Myths, Deceptions
By Alan D. Zimm
A review by Ralph M. Hitchens
Winston’s War: Churchill, 1940–1945 2011-035
Winston’s War: Churchill, 1940–1945
By Max Hastings
A review by Daniel Ford
The Crimean War: A History 2011-034
The Crimean War: A History
By Orlando Figes
A review by Jonathan Marwil
A Companion to American Military History 2011-033
A Companion to American Military History
Ed. James C. Bradford
A review by Alan M. Anderson
German Soldier Newspapers of the First World War 2011-031
German Soldier Newspapers of the First World War
By Robert L. Nelson
A review by Michael S. Neiberg
The War for Korea, 1950–1951: They Came from the North 2011-030
The War for Korea, 1950–1951: They Came from the North
By Allan R. Millett
A review by Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
Thucydides on Strategy: Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War and Their Relevance Today 2011-029
Thucydides on Strategy: Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War and Their Relevance Today
By Athanassios G. Platias and Constantinos Koliopoulos
A review by John T. Kuehn
Ship Killer: A History of the American Torpedo 2011-027
Ship Killer: A History of the American Torpedo
By Thomas Wildenberg and Norman Polmar
A review by Jonathan Beard
Targeted Killing: A Modern Strategy of the State 2011-025
Targeted Killing: A Modern Strategy of the State
An essay by A.E. Stahl and William F. Owen
Hannibal 2011-024
Hannibal
By Robert Garland
A review by Jonathan Marwil
Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin 2011-023
Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin
By Timothy Snyder
A review by Anthony Adamthwaite
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Civil War. 3rd ed. 2011-022
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Civil War, 3rd ed.
By Alan Axelrod
A review by Phillip Greenwalt
Philip II of Macedonia: Greater Than Alexander 2011-021
Philip II of Macedonia: Greater Than Alexander
By Richard A. Gabriel
A review by Ian Worthington
The Great Game and Tibet 2011-020
The Great Game and Tibet
An essay by Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived: Virtual JFK | Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived. 2011-019
Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived: Virtual JFK | Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived.
By James G. Blight, janet M. Lang, and David A. Welch | Koji Masutani (director)
A review by Andrew Preston
A War It Was Always Going to Lose: Why Japan Attacked America in 1941 2011-017
A War It Was Always Going to Lose: Why Japan Attacked America in 1941
By Jeffrey Record
A review by Cathal J. Nolan
Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II 2011-015
The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War
By Donald Stoker
A review by Steven E. Sodergren
Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II 2011-014
War without Fronts: The USA in Vietnam
By Bernd Greiner
A review by Kelly E. Crager
Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II 2011-013
Sealing Their Fate: The Twenty-Two Days That Decided World War II
By David Downing
A review by Larry A. Grant
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon 2011-012
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon
By Jeremy Black
A review by John C. Fredriksen
Shadows of War: A Social History of Silence in the Twentieth Century 2011-011
Shadows of War: A Social History of Silence in the Twentieth Century
By Efrat Ben-Ze'ev, Ruth Ginio, and Jay Winter, eds.
A review by Andrew Polk
Thucydides: The Reinvention of History 2011-010
Thucydides: The Reinvention of History
By Donald Kagan
A review by John David Lewis
The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities 2011-009
The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities
By Douglas L. Kriner and Francis X. Shen
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
A Greek Army on the March: Soldiers and Survival in Xenophon's Anabasis 2011-007
A Greek Army on the March: Soldiers and Survival in Xenophon's Anabasis
By John W. I. Lee
A review by Peter Probst
Lost Black Cats 2011-006
Black Cat Brigade: The Republic of China and U-2 Spyplanes
An essay by Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
Confessions of a Mullah Warrior 2011-005
Confessions of a Mullah Warrior
By Masood Farivar
A review by Lee P. Ruddin
Preemption: Military Action and Moral Justification 2011-004
Preemption: Military Action and Moral Justification
By Henry Shue and David Rodin, eds.
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre 2011-003
Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre
By Heather Cox Richardson
A review by Robert Wooster
Cry Havoc: How the Arms Race Drove the World to War, 1931-1941 2011-002
Cry Havoc: How the Arms Race Drove the World to War, 1931-1941
By Joseph Maiolo
A review by Ingo Trauschweizer
Day of the Panzer: A Story of American Heroism and Sacrifice in Southern France 2011-001
Day of the Panzer: A Story of American Heroism and Sacrifice in Southern France
By Jeff Danby
A review by Dennis Showalter
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