Off the Press…


From Parameters, Summer 2004, pp. 171-72.


Armstrong, Charles K. The North Korean Revolution: 1945-1950. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2004. 265 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Atkinson, Rick. In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat. New York: Henry Holt, 2002. 320 pp. $25.00.

Barenblatt, Daniel. A Plague Upon Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan’s Germ Warfare Operation. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2004. 256 pp. $25.95.

Bland, Larry I., and Sharon Ritenour Stevens, eds. The Papers of George Catlett Marshall “The Finest Soldier,” January 1, 1945 - January 7, 1947, Vol. 5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2004. 822 pp. $85.00.

Bobrick, Benson. Testament: A Soldier’s Story of the Civil War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. 288 pp. $23.00 ($13.00 paper).

Burke, Jason. Al-Qaeda: Casting a Shadow of Terror. New York: I. B. Tauris, 2004. 304 pp. $24.95.

Central Intelligence Agency. Balkan Battlegrounds: A Military History of the Yugoslav Conflict, 1990-1995, Vol. II. Washington: Central Intelligence Agency, 2003. 580 pp.

Citino, Robert M. Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 424 pp. $39.95.

Cogan, Charles. French Negotiating Behavior: Dealing with la Grande Nation. Washington: USIP Press, 2003. 288 pp. $37.50 ($17.50 paper).

Englund, Steven. Napoleon: A Political Life. New York: Scribner, 2004. 592 pp. $35.00.

Epstein, Daniel Mark. Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. 400 pp. $24.95.

Feaver, Peter D., and Christopher Gelpi. Choosing Your Battles: American Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2004. 236 pp. $37.50.

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington’s Crossing. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 564 pp. $35.00.

Frum, David, and Richard Perle. An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror. New York: Random House, 2004. 304 pp. $25.95.

Gonzales, Laurence. Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. 301 pp. $25.95.

Gray, Colin S. The Sheriff: America’s Defense of the New World Order. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2004. 232 pp. $29.95.

Hanson, Victor David. Between War and Peace: Lessons from Afghanistan to Iraq. New York: Random House, 2004. 304 pp. $13.95 (paper).

Hennessy, Michael A., and B. J. C. McKercher, eds. War in the Twentieth Century: Reflections at Century’s End. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2003. 240 pp. $67.95.

Herz, Norman. Operation Alacrity: The Azores and the War in the Atlantic. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 398 pp. $32.95.

Hussein Agha, Shai Feldman, Ahmad Khalidi, and Zeev Schiff. Track-II Diplomacy: Lessons from the Middle East. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2004. 225 pp. $22.00 (paper).

Joy, Dean P. Sixty Days in Combat: An Infantryman’s Memoir of World War II in Europe. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. 267 pp. $16.95 (paper).

Kahn, David. The Reader of Gentlemen’s Mail: Herbert O. Yardley and the Birth of American Code-breaking. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2004. 368 pp. $32.50.

Katovsky, Bill, and Timothy Carlson. Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2003. 430 pp. $23.95.

Lacquement, Richard A., Jr. Shaping American Military Capabilities after the Cold War. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2003. 212 pp. $67.95.

Langston, Thomas S. Uneasy Balance: Civil-Military Relations in Peacetime America Since 1783. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2003. 198 pp. $39.95.

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Larrabee, F. Stephen. NATO’s Eastern Agenda in a New Strategic Era. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2004. 214 pp. $30.00 (paper).

LeDonne, John P. The Grand Strategy of the Russian Empire, 1650-1831. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 288 pp. $60.00.

Lefkowitz, Mary. Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2003. 288 pp. $30.00.

Legvold, Robert, and Celeste A. Wallander, eds. Swords and Sustenance: The Economics of Security in Belarus and Ukraine. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2004. 206 pp. $24.00 (paper).

Martin, Lenore G., and Dimitris Keridis, eds. The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2004. 371 pp. $23.95 (paper).

Meacham, Jon. Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship. New York: Random House, 2003. 512 pp. $29.95.

Messenger, Charles. The D-Day Atlas: Anatomy of the Normandy Campaign. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2004. 176 pp. $34.95.

Moore, Jeffrey M. Spies for Nimitz: Joint Military Intelligence in the Pacific War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 300 pp. $29.95.

Morgan, Forrest E. Compellence and the Strategic Culture of Imperial Japan: Implications for Coercive Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2003. 295 pp. $79.95.

Nye, Joseph S., Jr. Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. New York: Public Affairs, 2004. 192 pp. $25.00.

Odom, William E., and Robert Dujarric. America’s Inadvertent Empire. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2004. 285 pp. $30.00.

Perito, Robert M. Where Is the Lone Ranger When We Need Him? America’s Search for a Postconflict Stability Force. Washington: USIP Press, 2004. 400 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Reed, Thomas C. At the Abyss: An Insider’s History of the Cold War. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. 384 pp. $25.95.

Rhodes, Edward, Jonathan M. DiCicco, Sarah S. Milburn, and Thomas C. Walker. Presence, Prevention, and Persuasion: A Historical Analysis of Military Force and Political Influence. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2003. 460 pp. $85.00.

Simon, Jeffrey. Hungary and NATO: Problems in Civil-Military Relations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2003. 144 pp. $60.00 ($26.95 paper).

Simon, Jeffrey. Poland and NATO: A Study in Civil-Military Relations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004. 216 pp. $70.00 ($28.95 paper).

Simon, Jeffrey. NATO and the Czech & Slovak Republics: A Comparative Study in Civil-Military Relations. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004. 328 pp. $75.00 ($34.95 paper).

Singer, Peter. The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush. New York: Dutton, 2004. 282 pp. $24.95.

Stephan, Robert W. Stalin’s Secret War: Soviet Counterintelligence Against the Nazis, 1941-1945. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 400 pp. $34.95.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI Yearbook 2003: Armaments, Disarmament, and International Security. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2003. 848 pp. $105.00.

Stolfi, R. H. S. German Panzers on the Offensive: Russian Front, North Africa, 1941-1942. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing, 2003. 224 pp. $35.00.

Venter, Al J. The Iraqi War Debrief: Why Saddam Hussein Was Toppled. Havertown, Pa.: Casemate, 2004. 356 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Vidal, Gore. Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2003. 208 pp. $22.00.

Webster, Alexander F. C., and Darrell Cole. The Virtue of War: Reclaiming the Classic Christian Traditions East and West. Salisbury, Mass.: Regina Orthodox Press, 2004. 252 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Wilt, Alan F. The Atlantic Wall: Hitler’s Defenses for D-Day. New York: Enigma Books, 2004. 336 pp. $25.00.


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Reviewed 24 May 2004. Please send comments or corrections to usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.parameters@mail.mil