Book Reviews

Reviews of books by MWSA members. Reviews appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent review posted appearing first.
Note: Some older reviews are being reposted to this site and those will appear out of order.

The Great War Dawning

The Great War Dawning is a historical study of Pre-World War I Germany and the formation of Germany’s Army dating from the formation of a united Germany to the training grounds before the Great War which explains the strengths and weaknesses of the German Army.

The Great War Dawning
by Frank Buchholz, Joe Robinson, Janet Robinson, Sheldon, Jack
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: Reviewer's Dick Geschke

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 3902526653

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Buchholz, Frank
Robinson, Joe
Robinson, Janet
Sheldon, Jack

West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage

A selection of biographical sketches of West Point graduates whose services will "inspire future cadets." The biographies included many of the major figures of American wars from the early 1800s to the present.

West point Leadership: Profiles of Courage
by Rice and Vigna, eds.
Book Category: Biography
Reviewed by: Terry Shoptaugh

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0989147304

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Rice, Daniel

Da Nang Diary

Author flies top secret USAF Covey FAC missions over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Highly decorated, Yarborough draws from over 600 combat missions - he and his aircraft are shot up a dozen times. Intensively researched to provide an incredible piece of recently declassified American military history.

Da Nang Diary
by Tom Yarborough
Book Category: Memoir
Reviewed by: Hodge Wood

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store):

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Yarborough, Tom

Widow of Gettysburg

To the widows and women of Gettysburg let us say, “Thank you for your service!”

Widow of Gettysburg
by Jocelyn Green
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Ron Camarda

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0802405770

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Green, Jocelyn