Canadian Military History accepts reviews of any academic publication related to the field of ‘war and society’—regardless of disciplinary, geographic, or chronological focus—so long as the book has been published within the last 4-5 years. If you are interested in writing a review for CMH, please contact our Book Review Editor Brittany Dunn via e-mail at b[email protected]. Please be sure to attach a CV which includes your area(s) of research. If you are interested in reviewing a book not currently listed as available, please view the titles listed at the bottom of this page as “Currently Under Review” to ensure no overlap.

 

Books Available for Review

Military/Current Affairs

Tanisha M. Fazal, Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018).

John Foster, Oil and World Politics: The real story of today’s conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more (Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 2018).

Lester W. Grau and Charles K. Bartles, eds., Mountain Warfare and other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High Altitude Combat (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2016).

Major Gary Ivey, et. al., eds. The Human Dimensions of Operations: A Personnel Research Perspective (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2014).

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Douglas Lindsay and Commander Dave Woycheshin, eds., Overcoming Leadership Challenges: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2015).

Jeff M. Moore, The Thai Way of Counterinsurgency (Muir Analytics, 2014).

Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel J. Watola and Allister MacIntyre, eds., From Knowing to Doing: International Perspectives on Leading Effectively (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2018).

Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel J. Watola and Allister MacIntyre, eds., Technology and Leadership: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).

Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Watola and Commander Dave Woycheshin, eds., Negative Leadership: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2016).

 

Military History/War and Society (Canada)

David L. Bashow, All The Fine Young Eagles: In the Cockpit with Canada’s Second World War Fighter Pilots, second edition (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2016).

Ellin Bessner, Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II (Toronto: New Jewish Press, 2018).

David Campbell, It Can’t Last Forever: The 19th Battalion and the Canadian Corps in the First World War (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017).

Colonel John Conrad, Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and PTSD (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2017).

Andy Flanagan, The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan (Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, 2017).

Michael Gates, From the Klondike to Berlin: The Yukon in World War I (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2017).

Neta Gordon, Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014).

Geoffrey Hayes, Crerar’s Lieutenants: Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Mark Osborne Humphries, A Weary Road: Shell Shock in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018).

Melynda Jarratt, Letters from Beauly: Pat Hennessy and the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, 1940-1945 (Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, 2016).

Gordon K. Jones, Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812 (Markham: BookLand Press, 2016).

Alan Livingstone MacLeod, From Rinks to Regiments: Hockey Hall-of-Famers and the Great War (Victoria: Heritage House, 2018).

Alan Livingstone MacLeod, Remembered in Bronze and Stone: Canada’s Great War Memorial Statuary (Victoria: Heritage House, 2016).

Mark G. McGowan, The Imperial Irish: Canada’s Irish Catholics Fight the Great War, 1914-1918 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell, eds., L.M. Montgomery and War (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Curtis Mainville, Till the Boys Come Home: Life on the Home Front, Queens County, NB, 1914-1918 (Fredericton: Goose Land Editions and the New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, 2015).

Sean M. Maloney, Operation Kinetic: Stabilizing Kosovo (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2018).

Adam Montgomery, The Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan (Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Major-General Sir Edward Morrison and edited by Susan Raby-Dunne, Morrison: The Long-lost memoir of Canada’s Artillery Commander in the Great War (Victoria: Heritage House, 2017).

Keith C. Ogilvie, The Spitfire Luck of Skeets Ogilvie: From the Battle of Britain to the Great Escape (Victoria: Heritage House, 2017).

Jan Raska, Czech Refugees in Cold War Canada (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2018).

Bonnie Reilly Schmidt, Silenced: The Untold Story of the Fight for Equality in the RCMP (Halfmoon Bay, BC: Caitlin Press, 2015).

Larry D. Rose, Ten Decisions: Canada’s Best, Worst, and Most Far-Reaching Decisions of the Second World War (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2017).

Patricia Sandberg, Sun Dogs and Yellowcake: Gunnar Mines—A Canadian Story (Crackingstone Press, 2016).

Guy St-Denis, The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2018).

Timothy J. Stewart, Toronto’s Fighting 75th in the Great War 1915-1919: A Prehistory of The Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother’s Own) (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017).

Brian Douglas Tennyson, Nova Scotia at War 1914-1919 (Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 2017).

Peter J. Usher, Joey Jacobson’s War: A Jewish Canadian Airman in the Second World War (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2018).

Jonathan F. Vance, A Township at War (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2018).

Eddy Weetaltuk and edited by Thibault Martin, From the Tundra to the Trenches (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2016).

J. Brent Wilson, A Family of Brothers: Soldiers of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion in the Great War (Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, 2018).

Kathryn A. Young and Sarah M. McKinnon, No Man’s Land: The Life and Art of Mary Riter Hamilton (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2017).

Mark Zuehlke, The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Battles for the Channel Ports (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2017).

Mark Zuehlke, Through Blood and Sweat: A Remembrance Trek across Sicily’s World War II Battlegrounds (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2015).

 

Military History/War and Society (U.S./International)

Colin F. Baxter, The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018).

Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Renée Dickason, eds., War Memories: Commemoration, Recollections, and Writings on War (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Brian Bond, From Liddell Hard to Joan Littlewood: Studies in British Military History (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2015).

Dominic J. Caraccilo, Forging a Special Operations Force: The US Army Rangers (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company with the Association of the United States Army, 2015).

Donald A. Carter, Forging the Shield: The U.S. Army in Europe, 1951-1962 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 2015).

Ted Edwards, Seven at Santa Cruz: The Life of Fighter Ace Stanley “Swede” Vejtasa (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Alison S. Fell, Women as Veterans in Britain and France after the First World War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Dan Harvey, Soldiers of the Short Grass: A History of the Curragh Camp (Newbridge, UK: Merrion Press, 2016).

Trent Hone, Learning War: The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the U.S. Navy, 1898-1945 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Jim Howe, Red Crew: Fighting the War on Drugs with Reagan’s Coast Guard (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Noriko Kawamura, Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015).

Stefanie Linden, They Called It Shell Shock: Combat Stress in the First World War (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2016).

Edward J. Marolda, ed., Combat at Close Quarters: An Illustrated History of the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Philip Padgett, Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2018).

William Stivers and Donald A. Carter, The City Becomes a Symbol: The U.S. Army in the Occupation of Berlin, 1945-1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 2017).

Melissa Kirschke Stockdale, Mobilizing the Russian Nation: Patriotism and Citizenship in the First World War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Erik B. Villard, Combat Operations: Staying the Course, October 1967 to September 1968 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 2017).

Brent D. Ziarnick, ed., 21st Century Power: Strategic Superiority for the Modern Era (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

 

Currently Under Review

Mike Bechthold, Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941 (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017).

Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow, eds., It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2017).

Jean-Christophe Boucher and Kim Richard Nossal, The Politics of War: Canada’s Afghanistan Mission 2001-14 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Stephen Alan Bourque, Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Graham Broad, One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017).

Mark Celinscak, Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Melvin G. Deaile, Always at War: Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Brandon R. Dimmel, Engaging the Line: How the Great War Shaped the Canada-US Border (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2016).

Sarah Glassford, Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Barry Gough, From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the First World War (Victoria: Heritage House, 2014).

Derek Grout, Thunder in the Skies: A Canadian Gunner in the Great War (Toronto: Dundurn, 2015).

Trevor Harvey, An Army of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917 (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2017).

Iain E. Johnston-White, The British Commonwealth and Victory in the Second World War (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Rozanne Enerson Junker, Renatus’ Kayak: A Labrador Inuk, an American G.I. and a Secret World War II Weather Station (Gatineau: Polar Horizons, 2017).

Simo Laakkonen, Richard Tucker and Timo Vuorisalo, eds., The Long Shadows: A Global Environmental History of the Second World War (Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 2017).

Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Lindsay and Commander Dave Woycheshin, eds., Adaptive Leadership in the Military Context: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2014).

Frank Maas, The Price of Alliance: The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Allister MacIntyre, Daniel Lagacé-Roy and Douglas R. Lindsay, eds., Global Views on Military Stress and Resilience (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).

D. Peter MacLeod, Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2016).

Ronald McCrum, The Men Who Lost Singapore, 1938-1942 (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017).

Scott Mobley, Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Jacques R. Pauwels, The Great Class War, 1914-1918 (Toronto: Lorimer, 2016).

Linda J. Quiney, This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Priya Satia, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (New York: Penguin Press, 2018).

Susan L. Smith, Toxic Exposures: Mustard Gas and the Health Consequences of World War II in the United States (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017).

Emily Spencer, ed., “By, With, Through”: A Sof Global Engagement Strategy (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2014).

William F. Stewart, Canadians on the Somme, 1916: The Neglected Campaign (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2017).

Damien Wright, Churchill’s Secret War with Lenin: British and Commonwealth Military Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20 (Solihull, UK: Helion & Company Limited, 2017).

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