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
2021 Volume
The Medal of Honor: The Evolution of America's Highest Military Decoration 2021-047
Congress and the People's Contest: The Conduct of the Civil War
Ed. Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon
[A notice by the editor, MiWSR.]
France's Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern Republic 2021-046
France's Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern Republic
By Herrick Chapman
A review by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
The Medal of Honor: The Evolution of America's Highest Military Decoration 2021-045
The Medal of Honor: The Evolution of America's Highest Military Decoration
By Dwight S. Mears
A review by William S. Marble
To Provide and Maintain a Navy: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy 2021-043
To Provide and Maintain a Navy: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy
By Henry J. Hendrix
A review by John T. Kuehn
Defense Engagement since 1900: Global Lessons in Soft Power 2021-042
Defense Engagement since 1900: Global Lessons in Soft Power
Ed. Greg Kennedy
A review by Gregory H. Winger
The S.S. Officer's Armchair: Uncovering the Hidden Life of a Nazi 2021-041
The S.S. Officer's Armchair: Uncovering the Hidden Life of a Nazi
By Daniel Lee
A review by David A. Messenger
Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving 2021-040
Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving
By Benjamin Ziemann
A review by Brian K. Feltman
Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War 2021-039
Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War
By Earl J. Hess
A review by Michael Burns
Across an Angry Sea: The SAS in the Falklands War 2021-037
Across an Angry Sea: The SAS in the Falklands War
By Cedric Delves
A review by Remy Hemez
Guests of the Third Reich 2021-036
Guests of the Third Reich
By Anthony Richards
A review by Donald Lateiner
Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War 2021-035
Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War
By David Silkenat
A review by Debra Sheffer
1939: A People's History of the Coming of World War II 2021-034
1939: A People's History of the Coming of World War II
By Frederick Taylor
A review by Nicholas Williams
Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, July 1937-May 1942 2021-033
Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, July 1937-May 1942
By Richard B. Frank
A review by Jack Binkley
Portraits of Remembrance: Painting, Memory, and the First World War 2021-031
Portraits of Remembrance: Painting, Memory, and the First World War
Ed. Margaret Hutchinson and Steven Trout
A review by M. Alison Reilly
Battle of Britain 1940: The Finest Hour's Human Cost 2021-030
Battle of Britain 1940: The Finest Hour's Human Cost
By Dilip Sarkar
A review by Frances Houghton
A Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac 2021-029
A Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac
By Zachery A. Fry
A review by Robin S. Conner
The Long Shadows: A Global Environmental History of the Second World War 2021-028
The Long Shadows: A Global Environmental History of the Second World War
Ed. Simo Laakkonen, Richard Tucker, and Timo Vuorisalo
A review by Teddy J. Uldricks
Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctor on the Eastern Front during World War I 2021-027
Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctor on the Eastern Front during World War I
By Joseph Breckinridge Bayne
A review by Grant T. Harward
The Crimean War: 1853-1856 2021-026
The Crimean War: 1853-1856
By Winfried Baumgart
A review by Paolo Morisi
An American Uprising in Second World War England: Mutiny in the Duchy 2021-025
An American Uprising in Second World War England: Mutiny in the Duchy
By Kate Werran
A review by Thomas E. Hanson
Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force after 9/11 2021-024
Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force after 9/11
Ed. Jason W. Warren
A review by Jonathan M. House
The Bomb and America's Missile Age 2021-023
The Bomb and America's Missile Age
By Christopher Gainor
A review by John Smoley
Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America 2021-021
Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America
By Thomas J. Brown
A review by Matthew E. Stanley
The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America's Gilded Age 2021-019
The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America's Gilded Age
By Robert Aquinas McNally
A review by Dwight S. Mears
Admiral Gorshkov: The Man Who Challenged the US Navy 2021-018
Admiral Gorshkov: The Man Who Challenged the US Navy
By Norman Polmar, Thomas A. Brooks, and George E. Federoff
A review by Gates Brown
Radovan Karadzic: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide 2021-016
Radovan Karadzic: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide
By Robert J. Donia
A review by Jonathan M. House
Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943 2021-015
Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943
By John C. McManus
A review by Corbin Williamson
The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West 2021-013
The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West
By David Kilcullen
A review by Heather Venable
Uniquely Okinawan: Determining Identity during the U.S. Wartime Occupation 2021-012
Uniquely Okinawan: Determining Identity during the U.S. Wartime Occupation
By Courtney A. Short
A review by Johanna O. Zulueta
Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons 2021-011
Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons
By Evan A. Kutzler
A review by Robert S. McPherson
2021-010
The Imperial Russian Army in Peace, War, and Revolution, 1856-1917
By Roger R. Reese
A review by John W. Steinberg
2021-009
War and Enlightenment in Russia: Military Culture in the Age of Catherine II
By Eugene Miakinkov
A review by James Mc Intyre
2021-008
"Essential Agony": The Battle of Dunbar 1650
By Arran Johnston
A review by Martyn Bennett
Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World 2021-006
Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World
By Lesley M.M. Blume
A review by Jonathan Marwil
The Man Who Captured Washington: Major General Robert Ross and the War of 1812 2021-005
The Man Who Captured Washington: Major General Robert Ross and the War of 1812
By John McCavitt and Christopher T. George
A review by Mark Klobas
Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France 2021-004
Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France
By Stephen A. Bourque
A review by Jonathan M. House
Bombing the City: Civilian Accounts of the Air War in Britain and Japan, 1939-1945 2021-003
Bombing the City: Civilian Accounts of the Air War in Britain and Japan, 1939-1945
By Aaron William Moore
A review by Chris K. Hemler
Comrades Betrayed: Jewish World War I Veterans under Hitler 2021-002
Comrades Betrayed: Jewish World War I Veterans under Hitler
By Michael Geheran
A review by Donald Lateiner
The S.S. Officer's Armchair: Uncovering the Hidden Life of a Nazi 2021-001
The S.S. Officer's Armchair: Uncovering the Hidden Life of a Nazi
By Daniel Lee
A review by Jonathan Beard
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