Off the Press. . .


From Parameters,  Autumn 2005, pp. 165-68.


Alexander, Larry. Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, The Man who Led the Band of Brothers. New York: NAL Caliber, 2005. 304 pp. $24.95.

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

Astore, William J., and Dennis E. Showalter. Hindenburg: Icon of German Militarism. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 152 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

Bacevich, Andrew J. The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. 270 pp. $28.00.

Bayly, Christopher, and Tim Harper. Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2005. 608 pp. $29.95.

Berkin, Carol. Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s Independence. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 224 pp. $24.00.

Bille, Matt, and Erika Lishock. The First Space Race: Launching the World’s First Satellites. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2004. 232 pp. $40.00 ($19.95 paper).

Carter, Walter Ford. No Greater Sacrifice, No Greater Love: A Son’s Journey to Normandy. Washington: Smithsonian Books, 2004. 200 pp. $24.95.

Cohen, Roger. Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis’ Final Gamble. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 320 pp. $25.95.

Covey, Jock, Michael J. Dziedzic, and Leonard R. Hawley, eds. The Quest for Viable Peace: International Intervention and Strategies for Conflict Transformation. Washington: USIP Press, 2005. 368 pp. $22.50 (paper).

Crocker, Chester A., Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall, eds. Grasping the Nettle: Analyzing Cases of Intractable Conflict. Washington: USIP Press, 2005. 432 pp. $45.00 ($22.50 paper).

Daso, Dik Alan. Doolittle: Aerospace Visionary. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 160 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

DeGroot, Gerard J. The Bomb: A Life. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2005. 432 pp. $27.95.

Diamond, Jared. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. New York: Viking Press, 2005. 592 pp. $29.95.

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Diaz, David. Tracking: Signs of Man, Signs of Hope—A Systematic Approach to the Art and Science of Tracking Humans. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2005. 242 pp. $22.95.

Dole, Bob. One Soldier’s Story: A Memoir. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. 304 pp. $25.95.

Dudley, Wade G. Drake: For God, Queen, and Plunder. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 114 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

Flagel, Thomas R. The History Buff’s Guide to World War II. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House Publishing, 2005. 375 pp. $16.95 (paper).

Flynn, Stephen. America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2004. 272 pp. $26.95 ($13.95 paper).

Glusman, John A. Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisoners of the Japanese, 1941-1945. New York: Viking Press, 2005. 608 pp. $29.95.

Grunden, Walter E. Secret Weapons and World War II: Japan in the Shadow of Big Science. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 304 pp. $39.95.

Haass, Richard N. The Opportunity: America’s Moment to Alter History’s Course. New York: Public Affairs, 2005. 256 pp. $25.00.

Jensen, Geoffrey. Franco: Soldier, Commander, Dictator. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 160 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

Kim, Suk Hi. North Korea at a Crossroads. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2003. 232 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Kitfield, James. War and Destiny: How the Bush Revolution in Foreign and Military Affairs Redefined American Power. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 336 pp. $27.50.

Kouzminov, Alexander. Biological Espionage: Special Operations of the Soviet and Russian Foreign Intelligence Services in the West. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole, 2005. 176 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Lachowski, Zdzislaw. Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in the New Europe (SIPRI Research Report No. 18). New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 240 pp. $65.00 ($24.95 paper).

Larsen, Jeffrey A., and James M. Smith. Historical Dictionary of Arms Control and Disarmament. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2005. 424 pp. $85.00.

Le Goff, Jacques. The Birth of Europe (Making of Europe). Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. 256 pp. $27.95.

Lendon, J. E. Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press: 2005. 468 pp. $35.00.

Lind, Michael. What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America’s Greatest President. New York: Doubleday, 2005. 368 pp. $27.95.

Lockman, Brian. World War II in Their Own Words: An Oral History of Pennsylvania’s Veterans. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005. 272pp. $19.95 (paper).

Maier, Georg. Drama Between Budapest and Vienna: The Final Battles of the 6. Panzer-Armee in the East - 1945. Winnipeg, Canada: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing, 2004. 510 pp. $104.00.

Manvell, Roger, and Heinrich Fraenkel. Goering. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005. 442 pp. $22.95 (paper).

McCullough, David. 1776. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 400 pp. $32.00.

Moreau, Donna. Waiting Wives: The Story of Schilling Manor, Home Front to the Vietnam War. New York: Atria Books, 2005. 309 pp. $14.00 (paper).

Murphy, David E. What Stalin Knew: The Enigma of Barbarossa. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2005. 352 pp. $30.00.

Nanchu with Xing Hang. In North Korea: An American Travels Through an Imprisoned Nation. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Company, 2003. 205 pp. $29.95 (paper).

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O’Hanlon, Michael E. Defense Strategy for the Post-Saddam Era. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2005. 148 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Ouellet, Eric, ed. New Directions in Military Sociology. Portland, Ore.: ISBS, 2005. 352 pp. $49.95.

Patterson, Benton Rain. The Generals: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, and the Road to the Battle of New Orleans. New York: New York Univ. Press, 2005. 289 pp. $32.95.

Puryear, Edgar F., Jr. American Admiralship: The Moral Imperatives of Naval Command. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 672 pp. $36.95.

Rafuse, Ethan S. McClellan’s War. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2005. 544 pp. $35.00.

Reardon, Carol. Launch the Intruders: A Naval Attack Squadron in the Vietnam War, 1972. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 440 pp. $34.95.

Rothkopf, David. Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power. New York: Public Affairs, 2005. 756 pp. $29.95.

Schroen, Gary C. First In: An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan. New York: Ballantine Books, 2005. 383 pp. $25.95.

Schultheis, Rob. Waging Peace: A Special Operations Team’s Battle to Rebuild Iraq. New York: Gotham Books, 2005. 188 pp. $26.00.

Schwartz-Barcott, T. P. War, Terror, and Peace in the Qur’an and in Islam: Insights for Military and Government Leaders. Carlisle, Pa.: Army War College Foundation Press, 2004. 401 pp. $26.95.

Sherman, Nancy. Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. 242 pp. $26.00.

Singh, V. K. Leadership in the Indian Army: Biographies of Twelve Soldiers. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2005. 420 pp. $39.95 (paper).

Sledge, Michael. Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2005. 376 pp. $29.95.

Sloan, Bill. Brotherhood of Heroes: The Marines at Peleliu, 1944 – The Bloodiest Battle of the Pacific War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 386 pp. $24.00.

Smith, Hugh. On Clausewitz: A Study of Military and Political Ideas. New York: Palgrave, 2005. 303 pp. $69.95 ($27.95 paper).

Steele, Brett D., and Tamera Dorland. The Heirs of Archimedes: Science and the Art of War through the Age of Enlightenment. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2005. 397 pp. $55.00.

Stone, David. War Summits: The Meetings that Shaped World War II and the Postwar World. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 352 pp. $29.95.

Sutter, Robert G. China’s Rise in Asia: Promises and Perils. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2005. 312 pp. $69.00 ($24.95 paper).

Taylor, John M. Semmes: Rebel Raider. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 136 pp. $19.95 ($12.95 paper).

Todorov, Tzvetan. The New World Disorder. Rpt.; Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. 88 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Tucker, Mike. Hell Is Over: Voices of the Kurds After Saddam. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2005. 208 pp. $22.95.

Tuttle, William G. T., Jr. Defense Logistics for the 21st Century. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 355 pp. $38.95.

US Department of the Army. U.S. Army Intelligence and Interrogation Handbook: The Official Guide on Prisoner Interrogation. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2005. 224 pp. $18.95 (paper).

Weiser, Benjamin. A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country. New York: Public Affairs, 2004. 384 pp. $16.00 (paper).

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Wert, Jeffry D. The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 576 pp. $30.00.

Westermann, Edward B. Hitler’s Police Battalions: Enforcing Racial War in the East. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 256 pp. $34.95.

Western, Jon. Selling Intervention and War: The Presidency, the Media, and the American Public. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2005. 320 pp. $48.00 ($18.95 paper).

Willbanks, James H. The Battle of An Loc. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2005. 240 pp. $29.95.

Williams, Garland H. Engineering Peace: The Military Role in Postconflict Reconstruction. Washington: USIP Press, 2005. 360 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Wittes, Tamara Cofman, ed. How Israelis and Palestinians Negotiate: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Oslo Peace Process. Washington: USIP Press, 2005. 172 pp. $40.00 ($14.95 paper).

Woolley, Monty. Cleanse Their Souls: Peace-Keeping in Bosnia’s Civil War, 1992-1993. South Yorkshire, Eng.: Pen & Sword Military, 2004. 232 pp. $60.00.


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Reviewed 16 August 2005. Please send comments or corrections to usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.parameters@mail.mil