Military Review

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Articles from Vol. 83, No. 2, March/April

Algerian Defense Minister General Khalid Nezzar: Memoirs
Algerian Defense Minister General Khalid Nezzar: MemoirsGeneral Khalid Nezzar is a controversial figure in Algerian politics. To some he saved the nation from sliding into the abyss of religious radical governance. He is credited with starting the Algerian...
April 1865: The Month That Saved America
APRIL 1865: The Month That Saved America, Jay Winik, HarperCollins, NY, 2001, 461 pages, $32.50.Jay Winik rightly argues that April 1865 was an essential cornerstone in American history. With maybe a touch of hyperbole, he asserts that April was "perhaps...
At Custer's Side: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd
AT CUSTER'S SIDE: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd, Eric J. Wittenberg, ed., Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, 2001, 140 pages, $35.00.The preeminent biographer of Brevet Brigadier General James H. Kidd, the quintessential companion and...
"Come as You Are" Warfare: The Bataan Example
In retrospective examination of campaigns and military history, we often look at defeats superficially. We are quick to point out that events occurred because one or more principles of war were neglected or that, in hindsight, it was perhaps inevitable...
From the Editor
In this issue Military Review examines several issues. One is force projectionthe ability to project combat power into a theater of operations to meet military requirements. Military Review also continues its series on officership. Plus, the journal...
Mao's China and the Cold War
MAO'S CHINA AND THE COLD WAR, Chen Jian, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2001, 400 pages, $49.95.In Mao's China and the Cold War, Chen Jian interprets the course of Sino-American relations between 1945 and 1972 through nine cases, using...
MR Letters
Integrating Women into the Combat ForceHillel Adler, Graduate Student, Security Studies Program, Tel Aviv University, Israel-I read with great interest the articles in the November-December 2002 issue of Military Review about integrating women into combat...
Pearl Harbor Story
PEARL HARBOR STORY, Henry Dozier Russell, Mercer University Press, Macon, GA, 2001, 160 pages, $19.00.Major General Henry Dozier Russell, a member of the U.S. Army Pearl Harbor Investigation Board, which finished its work in 1944, stated, "I doubt if...
Precision Launch Rocket System: A Proposal for the Future of the Field Artillery
Since the advent of indirect fire on the battlefield, the U.S. Field Artillery (FA) has used cannon-based weapons systems as primary delivery platforms. The past several decades has witnessed an explosion of various technologies that lend themselves...
The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050
THE DYNAMICS OF MILITARY REVOLUTION, 1300-2050, MacGregor Knox and Williamson Murray, eds., Cambridge University Press, NY, 2001, 224 pages, $27.95.Much has been written recently about military revolutions, and much of it represents truly useful analysis....
The Palestinian-Israeli Cyberwar
IN SEPTEMBER 2000, Israeli teenage hackers created a website to jam Hezbollah and Hamas websites in Lebanon. The teenagers launched a sustained denial of service attack that effectively jammed six websites of the Hezbollah and Hamas organizations in...
The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24 over Germany
THE WILD BLUE: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany, Stephen E. Ambrose, Simon and Schuster, New York, 2001, 299 pages, $26.00.There has been considerable material written about World War II Army Air Forces. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys...
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