Books Available for Review

Military/Current Affairs

Sanela Dursun, Samantha Urban and Waylon H. Dean, eds., The Homefront: Family Well-Being and Military Readiness (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2018).

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

Pascal Levesque, Frontline Justice: The Evolution and Reform of Summary Trials in the Canadian Armed Forces (Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2020).

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).

Toshi Yoshihara and James R. Holmes, Red Star over the Pacific: China’s Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy, 2nd edition (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

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).

Dieter K. Buse and Graeme S. Mount. Untold: Northeastern Ontario’s Military Past, Volume I, 1662 – World War I (Sudbury: Latitude 46, 2018).

Dieter K. Buse and Graeme S. Mount. Untold: Northeastern Ontario’s Military Past, Volume 2, World War II – Peacekeeping (Sudbury: Latitude 46, 2019).

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).

Tim Cook and J.L. Granatstein (eds.), Canada 1919: A Nation Shaped by War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020).

Kenneth B. Cothliff, Four Who Dared: Inspiring Stories of Canadian Airmen in the Second World War (Heritage, 2019).

Douglas E. Delaney and Serge Marc Durflinger (eds.), Capturing Hill 70: Canada’s Forgotten Battle of the First World War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016).

Greg Donaghy and David Webster (eds.), A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2019).

Jacalyn Duffin, Stanley’s Dream: The Medical Expedition to Easter Island. (Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen`s University Press, 2019).

Jackson, Geoffrey. The Empire on the Western Front: The British 62nd and Canadian 4th Divisions in Battle (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019).

Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw (eds.), Making the Best of It: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020).

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).

Aldona Jaworska, Polish War Veterans in Alberta: The Last Four Stories (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2019).

Peter Kasurak, Canada’s Mechanized Infantry: The Evolution of a Combat Arm, 1920–2012 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020).

Geoff Keelan, Duty to Dissent: Henri Bourassa and the First World War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020).

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

Marti, Steve. For Home and Empire: Voluntary Mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019).

Marti, Steve and William John Pratt (eds.), Fighting With the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019).

Eric McGeer, Varsity’s Soldiers: The University of Toronto Contingent of the Canadian Officers’ Training Corps, 1914-1968 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019).

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

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

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

Lisa Jean Russ, Last Flight to Stuttgart: Searching for the Bomber Boys of Lancaster EQ-P (Victoria: Heritage House, 2018).

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

Cord Scott, Four Colour Combat: Canadian Forces in War Comics (Nashville: On Brand Books, 2019).

Sandra Semchuk, The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s First World War Internment Camps (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2019).

Alex Souchen, War Junk: Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020).

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

Robert Teigrob. Four Days in Hitler’s Germany: MacKenzie King’s Mission to Avert A Second World War (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019).

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).

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

Trevor Albertson, Winning Armageddon: Curtis LeMay and Strategic Air Command, 1948-1957 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2019).

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).

Rick Blom, Hunger: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2019).

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

Richard S. Grayson, Dublin’s Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Gerhard P. Gross, ed. and translated by Janice W. Ancker, The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914-1915 (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 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).

Ian Mitchell, The Battle of The Peaks and Long Stop Hill: Tunisia, April-May 1943 (Warwick: Helion and Company, 2019).

Wayne E. Lee, Waging War: Conflict, Culture, and Innovation in World History (Oxford University Press, 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).

Norman Polmar, Thomas A. Brooks and George E. Fedoroff, Admiral Gorshkov: The Man who Challenged the U.S. Navy (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2019).

Timothy Andrew Sayle, Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019).

R. Scott Sheffield and Noah Riseman, Indigenous Peoples and the Second World War: The Politics, Experiences and Legacies of War in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).

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).

Barbara Brooks Tomblin, Life in Jefferson Davis’ Navy (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2019).

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

Bob Bergen, Scattering Chaff: Canadian Air Power and Censorship during the Kosovo War (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2019).

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).

Tim Cook, The Secret History of Soldiers: How Canadians Survived the Great War (Allan Lane, 2018).

Santanu Das, India, Empire, and First World war Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Douglas E. Delaney, The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rod Macleod, Sam Steele: A Biography (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2018).

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).

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).

Scott W. Poole, Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror (Counterpoint Press, 2019).

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).

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).

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

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).