Michigan War Studies Review
Reviews, surveys, original essays, and commentary in the field of military studies.
War is the father of all and the king of all, and some he shows as gods, others as men;
some he makes slaves, others free. — Heracleitus

The Michigan War Studies Review (reference abbreviation MiWSR) publishes book reviews, literature surveys, original essays, commentary, and other material in the field of military studies, with a purview extending from antiquity to the present. Subscription is gratis. Publishers desiring to have books reviewed in MiWSR should contact the editor.

LC ISSN: 1930-045x
2017 Volume
The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East 2017-070
The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East
By Guy Laron
A review by Robert L. Tignor
Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus 2017-069
Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus
By Gerard Toal
A review by Walter G. Moss
The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence 2017-068
The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence
By Kim Christian Priemel
A review by Brian K. Feltman
The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam 2017-067
The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam
By Brian D. Laslie
A review by Corbin Williamson
Battle Studies 2017-065
Battle Studies
By Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq
A review by Richard Swain
Written in Blood: The Battles for Fortress Przemysl in WW I 2017-064
Written in Blood: The Battles for Fortress Przemysl in WW I
By Graydon A. Tunstall
A review by Peter Pastor
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? 2017-063
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?
By Graham Allison
A review by Donald Lateiner
Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937–1941 2017-062
Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937–1941
By Daniel Todman
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
From Victory to Stalemate: The Western Front, Summer 1944 2017-061
From Victory to Stalemate: The Western Front, Summer 1944
By C.J. Dick
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke to Heusinger 2017-058
The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke to Heusinger
By Gerhard P. Gross
A review by Michael Geheran
After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars 2017-057
After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars
By Paul Cartledge
A review by Michael J. Taylor
The Second World War: A Marxist History 2017-055
The Second World War: A Marxist History
By Chris Bambery
A review by James P. Levy
The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America 2017-054
The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America
By Michael S. Neiberg
A review by Chad R. Fulwider
Prelude to Berlin: The Red Army's Offensive Operations in Poland and Eastern Germany, 1945 2017-053
Prelude to Berlin: The Red Army's Offensive Operations in Poland and Eastern Germany, 1945
Ed. and trans. Richard W. Harrison
A review by Timothy Heck
Elvis's Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield 2017-051
Elvis's Army: Cold War GIs and the Atomic Battlefield
By Bryan McAllistar Linn
A review by Gates Brown
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army,</br> 1820–1940 2017-050
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army,
1820–1940

By Bruce P. Gleason
A review by James A. Davis
Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea, 1941–1945 2017-049
Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea, 1941–1945
By Lawrence Paterson
A review by Steven D. Mercatante
The Battle of Culloden, 16 April 1746 2017-048
The Battle of Culloden, 16 April 1746
A review by James Campbell
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944 2017-047
The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944
By Ian W. Toll
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War 2017-046
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War
By Viet Thanh Nguyen
A review by Gary Kulik
The Last Cavalryman: The Life of General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. 2017-045
The Last Cavalryman: The Life of General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr.
By Harvey Ferguson
A review by Jared Dockery
Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory 2017-044
Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory
By James M. Dubik
A review by Edmund F. Byrne
The Mark of Rebels: Indios Fronterizos and the War of Independence 2017-043
The Mark of Rebels: Indios Fronterizos and the War of Independence
By Barry Robinson
A review by Stephen Neufeld
Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911–1914 2017-041
Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911–1914
By George H. Cassar
A review by Robert L. Tignor
Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine 2017-040
Selling War: A Critical Look at the Military's PR Machine
By Steven J. Alvarez
A review by William J. Astore
The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture 2017-039
The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture
By Benjamin G. Martin
A review by Justin Pfeifer
The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution 2017-038
The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution
By Dominic Lieven
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents 2017-037
Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents
By Douglas Carl Peifer
A review by Christopher J. Fettweis
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness 2017-036
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness
By Craig Nelson
A review by Steven K. Bailey
August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever 2017-035
August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever
By Bruno Cabanes
A review by Rachel Chrastil
Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle 2017-034
Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle
By Mark Edward Lender and Garry Wheeler Stone
A review by Jim Piecuch
Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920 2017-033
Arming the Western Front: War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920
By Roger Lloyd-Jones and M.J. Lewis
A review by Ellen J. Jenkins
European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802 2017-032
European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802
Ed. Frederick C. Schneid
A review by James R. Smither
Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany 2017-030
Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany
By Nathan Stoltzfus
A review by Raffael Scheck
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars 2017-029
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars
By David Wood
A review by Thomas G. Palaima
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre 2017-028
Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre
By Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield
A review by Larry A. Grant
The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War 2017-026
The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War
By Jonathan Dimbleby
A review by Paul W. Doerr
Breaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes That Broke Iraq 2017-025
Breaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes That Broke Iraq
By Ted Spain and Terry Turchie
A review by Andrew Flibbert
Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front 2017-024
Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front
By Anthony Fletcher
A review by Ryan Zroka
Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War 2017-023
Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War
By Paul L. Hedren
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
Jutland a Century On 2017-022
Jutland a Century On
A review by Jonathan Beard
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story 2017-021
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story
By Matti Friedman
A review by Laura Zittrain Eisenberg
The Battle over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War 2017-020
The Battle over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War
By Stephen C. Murray
A review by Harold J. Goldberg
The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding 2017-019
The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding
By Eric Nelson
A review by Asaf Almog
France 1940: Defending the Republic 2017-018
France 1940: Defending the Republic
By Philip Nord
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
Hunters and Killers 2017-017
Hunters and Killers, vol. 1: Anti-Submarine Warfare from 1776 to 1943
By Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman
A review by Thomas Wildenberg
MacArthur's Korean War Generals 2017-016
MacArthur's Korean War Generals
By Stephen R. Taaffe
A review by Michael R. Dolski
The Battle of Agincourt 2017-014
The Battle of Agincourt
Ed. Anne Curry and Malcolm Mercer
A review by James R. Smither
A History of the Jewish War, AD 66–74 2017-013
A History of the Jewish War, AD 66–74
By Steve Mason
A review by Guy MacLean Rogers
Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone 2017-012
Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone
By Lisa Ellen Silvestri
A review by Kelly McHugh
Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas 2017-011
Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas
Ed. Jesús F. de la Teja
A review by Christopher Rein
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History 2017-010
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
By Andrew J. Bacevich
A review by Walter G. Moss
Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945–1975 2017-009
Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945–1975
By Gerald Prenderghast
A review by Blake Whitaker
Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley 2017-007
Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley
By James Bailey Blackshear
A review by Douglas R. Cubbison
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta 2017-006
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta
By Earl J. Hess
A review by Buck T. Foster
Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It 2017-005
Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It
By John Ferling
A review by John D. Roche
The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy 2017-004
The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand Strategy
By Paul Rahe
A review by Donald Lateiner
The Last Ironsides: The English Expedition to Portugal, 1662–1668 2017-003
The Last Ironsides: The English Expedition to Portugal, 1662–1668
By Jonathon Riley
A review by Brian Dudley
Silent and Unseen: On Patrol in Three Cold War Attack Submarines 2017-002
Silent and Unseen: On Patrol in Three Cold War Attack Submarines
By Alfred Scott McLaren
A review by Jan D. Galla
The Chemists' War: 1914–1918 2017-001
The Chemists' War: 1914–1918
By Michael Freemantle
A review by Jonathan Beard
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