Book Reviews

Book reviews
  • “A” Force: The Origins of British Deception During the Second World War, by Whitney T. Bendeck. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian Wentzell, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 40.
  • (The) Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO, by Admiral James Stavridis. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 11, No. 3 (Winter 2016): 42-43.
  • Accrual Accounting and Budgeting in Defence, by Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Fetterly and Major Richard Groves. Reviewed by Dave Perry, Volume 5, No. 2 (Summer 2009): 42-43.
  • (The) Admirals: Canada's Senior Naval Leadership, edited by Michael Whitby, Richard H. Gimblett and Peter Haydon. Reviewed by Kenneth Hansen, Volume 2, No. 4 (Winter 2007): 39.
  • Against the Tide: Rickover’s Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy, by Rear-Admiral Dave Oliver. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 12, No. 4 (Winter 2017): 41.
  • Aircraft Carriers: A History of Carrier Aviation and its Influence on World Events, Volume 1, 1909-1945, by Norman Polmar. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 3, No. 1 (Spring 2007): 38-39.
  • Airpower Reborn: The Strategic Concepts of John Warden and John Boyd, edited by John Andreas Olsen. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 3 (Fall 2017): 41-42.
  • American Admiralship: The Moral Imperatives of Naval Command, by Edgar F. Puryear Jr. Reviewed by Gary L. Garnett, Volume 1, No. 4 (Winter 2006): 37-38.
  • Anti-Access Warfare: Countering A2/AD Strategies, by Sam J. Tangredi. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 12, No. 3 (Fall 2016): 42-43
  • Assault Landing Craft: Design, Construction and Operations, by Brian Lavery. Reviewed by Major R.D. Bradford, Volume 6, No. 4 (Winter 2011): 41.
  • Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack that Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic, by Francis M. Carroll. Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 41
  • At the Crossroads Between War and Peace: The London Naval Conference of 1930, edited by John H. Maurer and Christopher M. Bell. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian Wentzell, Volume 11, No. 2 (2015): 43-44.
  • At War in Distant Waters: British Colonial Defense in teh Great War, by Phillip G. Pattee. Reviewed by Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 11, No. 3 (Winter 2016): 42.
  • At What Cost Sovereignty? Canada-US Interoperability in the War on Terror, by Eric Lerhe. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 10, No. 2 (Fall 2014): 42.
  • At What Cost Sovereignty? Canada-US Interoperability in the War on Terror, by Eric Lerhe. Reviewed by Paul W. Bennett, Volume 10, No. 2 (Fall 2014): 43-44.
  • Attack from the Sea: A History of the US Navy's Seaplane Striking Force, by William F. Trimble. Reviewed by John Orr, Volume 3, No. 2 (Summer 2007): 37-38.
  • Australian Maritime Doctrine, RAN Doctrine 1, Royal Australian Navy. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 8, No. 4 (Winter 2013): 42.
  • Australia’s Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective, edited by Andrew Forbes. Reviewed by Gavin Charles, Volume 8, No. 2 (Summer 2012).
  • The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Last Fleet Action, by H.P. Willmott. Reviewed by Commander Mark Condeno, Volume 6, No. 4 (Winter 2011): 42-43.
  • The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the US Navy’s Greatest Victory, edited by Thomas C. Hone. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 9, No. 4 (Winter 2014): 43-44.
  • Battleships of World War I/Battleships of World War II, by Peter Hore. Reviewed by Lieutenant Commander Mark R. Condeno, Volume 4, No. 1 (Spring 2008): 44.
  • Battleship vs. Battleship: Task Force 34’s Moment of Glory, by J. Lanham Pearson. Reviewed by Lieutenant-Commander Mark Condeno, Volume 7, No. 2 (Summer 2011): 44.
  • Before Jutland: The Naval War in Northern European Waters, August 1914-February 1915, by James Goldrick. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 13, No. 4 (Winter 2018): 43.
  • Bismarck: The Final Days of Germany's Greatest Battleship, by Niklas Zetterling and Michael Tamelander. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 2015): 44.
  • Black Flag: The Surrender of Germany’s U-Boat Forces, by Lawrence Paterson. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 6, No. 3 (Fall 2010): 42-43.
  • A Blue Water Navy: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War, Volume II, by W.A.B. Douglas, Roger Sarty and Michael Whitby. Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 4, No. 3 (Fall 2008): 41.
  • Brown Waters of Africa: Portuguese Riverine Warfare 1961-1974, by John P. Cann. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 9, No. 3 (Fall 2013): 44.
  • Brutality on Trial: "Hellfire" Pedersen, "Fighting" Hansen and the Seamen's Act of 1915, by E. Kay Gibon. Reviewed by Michael Young, Volume 3, No. 3 (Fall 2007): 39.
  • Canada’s Bastions of Empire: Halifax, Victoria and the Royal Navy, 1749-1918, by Brian Elson. Reviewed by Joe deSapio, Volume 12, No. 4 (Winter 2017): 42.
  • Canada’s Soldiers in South Africa, by John Boileau. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 11, No. 2 (2015): 44.
  • (The) China Challenge: Sino-Canadian Relations in the 21st Century, edited by Huhua Cao and Vivienne Poy. Reviewed by Sean Clark, Volume 9, No. 2 (Summer 2013): 43-44.
  • China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in Comparative Historical Perspective, edited by Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein and Carnes Lord. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 7, No. 2 (Summer 2011): 42-43.
  • China’s Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies, edited by Gabriel B. Collins, Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein and William S. Murray. Reviewed by David N. Griffiths, Volume 4, No. 3 (Fall 2008): 42.
  • China's Nuclear Force Modernization, edited by Lyle Goldstein with Andrew Erickson. Reviewed by Captain (N) K.R. Stewart, Volume 1, No. 3 (Fall 2005): 38-39.
  • China’s Quest for Great Power Status, by Bernard D. Cole. Reviewed by Chris Buckham, Volume 15, No. 3 (Winter 2020): 44.
  • Chinese Junks in the Pacific: Views from a Different Deck, by Hans K. Van Tilburg. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 5, No. 1 (Spring 2009): 41.
  • Citizen Sailors: Chronicles of Canada’s Naval Reserve 1910-2010, edited by Richard H. Gimblett and Michael L. Hadley. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 41.
  • (The) Collins Class Submarine Story: Steel, Spies and Spin, by Peter Yule and Derek Woolner. Reviewed by Commander Michael Craven, Volume 5, No. 2 (Summer 2009): 40-41.
  • Command Decisions: Langsdorff and the Battle of the River Plate, by David Miller. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 2015): 43-44.
  • Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard, edited by Michael Whitby. Reviewed by Robert H. Thomas, Volume 2, No. 2 (Summer 2006): 38-39.
  • Commanding Canadians: The Second World War Diaries of A.F.C. Layard, edited by Michael Whitby. Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 13, No. 4 (Winter 2018): 43-44.
  • Commodore John Rodgers: Paragon of the Early American Navy, by John H. Schroeder. Reviewed by Kenneth P. Hansen, Volume 3, No. 4 (Winter 2008): 38.
  • Confronting the Chaos: A Rogue Military Historian Returns to Afghanistan, by Sean Maloney. Reviewed by Emma Reid, Volume 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 44.
  • Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt Emory Taunt USN, by Andrew C.A. Jampoler. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 2015): 41-42.
  • Congress Buys a Navy, by Paul E. Pedisich. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 16, No. 1 (Spring 2020): 43.
  • Counterinsurgency in Modern Warfare, edited by Daniel Marston and Carter Malkasian. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 5, No. 2 (Summer 2009): 43.
  • Crises Do Happen - The Royal Navy and Operation Musketeer, Suez 1956, by Geoffrey Carter, Reviewed by Major R.D Bradford, Volume 3, No. 1 (Spring 2007):37-38.
  • Cruisers in Camera, by Roger Hayward. Reviewed by Kenneth P. Hansen, Volume 1, No. 2 (Summer 2005): 40.
  • Dictionary of Modern Strategy and Tactics, by Michael Keane. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 2, No. 1 (Spring 2006): 40.
  • Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot be Won on the Battlefield, by Ernie Regehr. Reviewed by Michael Kocsis, Volume 13, No. 4 (Winter 2018): 42-43.
  • Dreadnought to Daring: 100 Years of Comment, Controversy and Debate in the Naval Review, by Captain Peter Hore. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 10, No. 2 (Fall 2014): 44.
  • Dreamland: How Canada's Pretend Foreign Policy has Undermined Sovereignty, by Roy Rempel. Reviewed by Andrew Forbes. Volume 3, No. 2 (Summer 2007): 36-37.
  • East Asian Strategic Review 2015, The National Institute for Defense Studies Japan, Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 42.
  • East Asian Strategic Review 2016, The National Institute for Defense Studies Japan, Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 42.
  • Eleven Months to Freedom: A German POW’s Unlikely Escape from Siberia in 1915, by Dwight R. Messimer. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 40.
  • The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan, by Andy Flanagan. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 43-44.
  • The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present, by Beatrice Hauser. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 7, No. 3 (Fall 2011): 44.
  • The Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan, by Andy Flanagan, Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 43-44.
  • Failures and Fiascos: Atlantic Canada’s Biggest Boondoggles, by Dan Soucoup. Reviewed by Rebecca Steele, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 42.
  • Fighting at Sea: Naval Battles from the Ages of Sail and Steam, edited by Douglas M. McLean. Reviewed by Commander David Soule, Volume 5, No. 2 (Summer 2009): 41-42.
  • First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War, by Bryan Elson. Reviewed by David Morse, Volume 7, No. 1 (Spring 2011): 42-43.
  • Fremantle's Submarines: How Allied Submariners and Western Australians Helped to Win the War in the Pacific, by Michael Sturma. Reviewed by Colonel Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 44.
  • (The) Future of Sea Power. Proceedings of the RAN Seapower Conference 2015, edited by Andrew Robert Forbes. Reviewed by Hugh Segal Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 42-43.
  • The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary Life of Submarine Legend Eugene Fluckey, by Carl LaVO. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 4, No. 2 (Summer 2008): 43.
  • Gators of Neptune: Naval Amphibious Planning for the Normandy Invasion, by Christopher D. Yung. Reviewed by Major R.D. Bradford, Volume 3, No. 3 (Fall 2007): 38.
  • Global Politics After 9/11: The Democratiya Interviews, edited by Alan Johnson. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 5, No. 4 (Winter 2010): 41-42.
  • God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan, by Suzanne Geissler, Reviewed by Moe Elgayar, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 41-42.
  • Grace Hopper - Admiral of the Cyber Sea, by Kathleen Broome. Reviewed by Robert H. Thomas, Volume 1, No. 4 (Winter 2006): 36-37.
  • The Great Wall at Sea: China’s Navy in the Twenty-First Century, by Bernard D. Cole. Reviewed by Matthew Gillis, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 40.
  • "Guarding the Continental Coasts: United States Maritime Homeland Security and Canada," by Joel J. Sokolsky. Policy Matters, Volume 6, Issue 1 (March 2005). Reviewed by Ed Tummers, Volume 1, No. 3 (Fall 2005): 39-40.
  • A Handful of Bullets: How the Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Still Menaces the Peace, Harlan K. Ullman. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 43-44
  • His Memory Can Survive, by Ray W. Culler. Reviewed by Vice-Admiral (Ret'd) Duncan "Dusty" Miller, Volume 1, No. 1 (Spring 2005): 33.
  • A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939, by Gordon W. Smith (edited by P. Whitney Lackenbauer). Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 12, No. 4 (Winter 2017): 42-43.
  • (The) History of the RCMP Marine Services, by Kenneth John Haycock. Reviewed by K. Joseph Spears, Volume 9, No. 2 (Summer 2013): 44.
  • Hunters and Killers: Antisubmarine Warfare, Volumes 1 and 2, by Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 4 (Winter 2018): 41-42.
  • Inside the Danger Zone: The U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf 1987-1988, by Harold Lee Wise. Reviewed by Brent Hobson, Volume 3, No. 4 (Winter 2008): 39-40.
  • (The) Ironclads: An Illustrated History of Battleships from 1860 Through to the First World War, by Peter Hore. Reviewed by Commander Mark R. Condeno, Volume 6, No. 2 (Summer 2010): 42-43.
  • Japanese Sea Power: A Maritime Nation’s Struggle for Identity, by Naoko Sajima and Kyoichi Tachikawa. Reviewed by Matt Gillis, Volume 6, No. 2 (Summer 2010): 40.
  • Jutland: The Unfinished Battle, by Nicholas Jellicoe. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 15, No. 2 (Fall 2019): 43-44.
  • Keeping Watch: A History of the Navy League of Canada 1895-1965, by Ken Mackenzie. Reviewed by Jan Drent, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 42-43.
  • Keystone Doctrine Development in Five Commonwealth Navies: A Comparative Perspective, by Aaron P. Jackson. Reviewed by Matt Gillis, Volume 7, No. 3 (Fall 2011): 43.
  • Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton, by Peter Fretwell and Taylor Baldwin Kiland. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 3 (Fall 2017): 43-44.
  • Lessons Not Learned: The US Navy’s Status Quo Culture, by Roger Thompson. Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 5, No. 3 (Fall 2009): 42.
  • Letters from Beauly: Pat Hennessy and the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, 1940-1945, by Melynda Jarratt. Reviewed by Katelyn O’Neill, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 39-40.
  • (The) Liberty Incident Revealed: The Definitive Account of the 1967 Israeli Attach on the US Navy Spy Ship, by A. Jay Cristol. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 41-42.
  • Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror, by Robert Young Pelton. Reviewed by Dave Perry, Volume 3, No. 2 (Summer 2007): 35-36.
  • Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942, by Thaddeus D. Novak (edited by P.J. Capelotti). Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 3, No. 1 (Spring 2007): 39.
  • Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler’s War Against Caribbean Oil, by David J. Bercuson and Holger H. Herwig. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 40.
  • Lost Beneath the Ice, by Andrew Cohen. Reviewed by Gwynne Allanford, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 40-41.
  • Lucky 73: USS Pampanito’s Unlikely Rescue of Allied POWs in WWII, by Aldona Sendzikas. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 8, No. 4 (Winter 2013): 43-44.
  • Making a Killing: How and Why Corporations Use Armed Force to do Business, by Madelaine Drohan. Reviewed by Dave Perry, Volume 3, No. 2 (Summer 2007): 35-36.
  • Marine Corps at War, edited by Thomas J. Cutler. Reviewed by Michael Kocsis, Volume 15, No. 1 (Spring 2019): 43
  • Maritime Capacity Building in the Asia-Pacific Region, edited by Andrew Forbes. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 7, No. 2 (Summer 2011): 43-44.
  • Maritime Operations in the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905, by Julian S. Corbett. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 13, No. 3 (Fall 2017): 44.
  • A Maritime School of Thought for Australia: Perspectives, edited by Justin Jones. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 40-41.
  • Missing Pieces: The Intelligence Jigsaw and Royal Australian Navy Operations from 1939-71, by Ian Pfenningwerth. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 9, No. 3 (Fall 2013): 43-44.
  • Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities, by Frank Chalk, Romeo Dallaire, et al. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 6, No. 4 (Winter 2011): 41-42.
  • Modern Piracy, by David F. Marley. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 7, No. 2 (Summer 2011): 42.
  • Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power, by Robert D. Kaplan. Reviewed by Tim Lynch, Volume 7, No. 3 (Fall 2011): 43-44.
  • My Naval Career: 1954-1957, by W. Grant Thompson. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 9, No. 1 (Spring 2013): 44.
  • Naval Command, edited by Thomas J. Cutler, reviewed by Michael Kicsus, Volume 15, No. 1 (Spring 2019): 44
  • (The) Naval Contribution to National Security and Prosperity, edited by Andrew Forbes. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 13, No. 3 (Fall 2017): 42-43.
  • Navies of South-East Asia: A Comparative Study, by James Goldrick and Jack McCaffrie. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 9, No. 4 (Winter 2014): 42-43.
  • The Navy and the Nation: Australia’s Maritime Power in the 21st Century, by Tim Barrett, Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 42.
  • Navy Strategic Culture: Why the Navy Thinks Differently, by Roger W. Barrett. Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 43-44.
  • Network-Centrick Warfare: How Navies Learned to Fight Smarter Through Three World Wars, by Norman Friedman. Reviewed by Ken Hanseon, Volume 10, No. 1 (Spring 2014): 43.
  • Networking the Global Maritime Partnership, by Stephanie Hszieh, et al. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 16, No. 1 (Spring 2020): 43.
  • New Brunswick and the Navy: Four Hundred Years, by Marc Milner and Glenn Leonard. Reviewed by Commander David Peer, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 43.
  • (The) Oxford Companion to Canadian Military History, by J.L. Granatstein and Dean Oliver. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 8, No. 2 (Summer 2012).
  • Oakville’s Flower: The History of HMCS Oakville, by Sean E. Livingston. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 12, No. 3 (Fall 2016): 43-44.
  • One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe, by David O'Keefe. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 2015): 41.
  • Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs, Issue 21, Issue 22, Issue 23, Sea Power Centre Australia. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 5, No. 3 (Fall 2009): 42-43.
  • Perseverance: The Canadian Sea King Story, by John Orr. Reviewed by Duncan/Dusty Miller, Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 2015): 42-43.
  • Piracy and Maritime Crime: Historical and Modern Case Studies, edited by Bruce Elleman, Andrew Forbes and David Rosenberg. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 7, No. 1 (Spring 2011): 44.
  • The Politics of Procurement: Military Acquisition in Canada and the Sea King Helicopter, by Aaron Plamondon. Reviewed by Gary Garnett and Dave Neil, Volume 6, No. 3 (Fall 2010): 41-42.
  • Pomeroy’s Quay, by E.G. Forward. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 9, No. 4 (Winter 2014): 44.
  • Positioning Navies for the Future, edited by Jack McCaffrie. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 5, No. 1 (Spring 2009): 41.
  • Proceed to Peshawar: The Story of a U.S. Naval Intelligence Mission on the Afghan Border, 1943, by George J. Hill. Reviewed by Emma Reid, Volume 11, No. 2 (2015): 41-42.
  • Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of K-129, by Norman Polmar and Michael White. Reviewed by David Morse, Volume 9, No. 4 (Winter 2014): 42.
  • Protecting the Ability to Trade in the Indian Ocean Maritime Economy, edited by Andrew Forbes. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzel, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 39.
  • Protecting Maritime Resources: Boundary Delimitation, Resource Conflicts, and Constabulary Responsibilities, edited by Rachael Heath and Barry Snushall. Reviewed by Sub-Lieutenant John Arthur, Volume 1, No. 4 (Winter 2006): 38-39.
  • Pushing the Limits: The Remarkable Life and Times of Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann, by Carl Lavo. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 44.
  • Red Star over the Pacific: China’s Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy, by Toshi Yoshihara and James R. Holmes. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 39.
  • Relentless Strike: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command, by Sean Naylor. Reviewed by David A. Beitelman, Volume 12, No. 4 (Winter 2017): 43-44.
  • (The) Royal Navy Officer’s Pocket-Book, 1944, compiled by Brian Lavery. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 6, No. 2 (Summer 2010): 40-41.
  • Saltwater Leadership: A Primer on Leadership for the Junior Sea-Service Officer, by Rear-Admiral Robert O. Wray Jr. Reviewed by Joseph deSapio, Volume 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 43-44.
  • (The) Seabound Coast: The Official History of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1867-1939, by William Johnson, William G.P. Rawling, Richard H. Gimblett and John MacFarlane. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 8, No. 4 (Winter 2013): 42-43.
  • (The) Search for WMD: Non-Proliferation, Intelligence and Pre-emption in the New Security Environment, edited by Graham F. Walker. Reviewed by Josh Barber, Volume 2, No. 3 (Fall 2006): 39-40.
  • (The) Secret War for the Middle East: The Influence of Axis and allied Intelligence Operations during World War II, by Youseff Aboul-Enein and Basis Aboul-Enein, Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian Wentzell, Volume 11, No. 2 (2015): 41.
  • Security and Defence in the Terrorist Era: Canada and North America, by Elinor C. Sloan, Reviewed by Ken Hansen, Volume 4, No. 1 (Spring 2008): 42-43.
  • Shifting Sands: Air Coercion and Iraq, 1991-2003Volume 11, Issue 2 (2015): 42-43.
  • "Sink all the Shipping There" - the Wartime Loss of Canada's Merchant Fleet and Fishing Schooners, by Fraser M. McKee. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 1, No. 1 (Spring 2005): 32-33.
  • Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake, by Colin Pengelly. Reviewed by Jay White, Volume 5, No. 4 (Winter 2010): 43-44.
  • Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money: Piracy and Maritime Terrorism in the Modern Age, by Martin N. Murphy. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 6, No. 2 (Summer 2010): 41-42.
  • (A) Society of Gentlemen: Midshipmen at the U.S Naval Academy 1845-61, by Mark C. Hunter. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) P.J. Williams, Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 41.
  • South Pacific Cauldron: World War II’s Forgotten Battlegrounds, by Alan Rems. Reviewed by Major Chris Buckham, Volume 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 41-42.
  • Storm Below, by Hugh Garner. Reviewed by Peter Haydon, Volume 7, No. 2 (Summer 2011): 41.
  • The Straits of Malacca: Gateway or Gauntlet? by Donald B. Freeman. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 4, No. 2 (Summer 2008): 44.
  • Stranded: Alaska’s Worst Maritime Disaster Nearly Happened Twice, by Aaron Saunders. Reviewed by Steven Bright, Volume 15, No. 2 (Fall 2019): 42.
  • Struggle for the Middle Sea: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean Theatre, 1940-1945, by Vincent P. O’Hara. Reviewed by Dave Mudgride, Volume 6, No. 3 (Fall 2010): 43.
  • Terrorism and Counter-terrorism: Understanding Threats and Responses in the Post-9/11 World, by Brigitte L. Nacos. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 6, No. 4 (Winter 2011): 43.
  • Thinking Boldly, Planning Wisely: The Higher Education and Training of Royal Navy Officers, 1919-39, by Joseph Moretz. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 43.
  • The Third Battle: Innovation in the U.S. Navy's Silent Cold War Struggle with Soviet Submarines, by Owen Reid Cote Jr., Newport Paper Number 16. Reviewed by Ed Tummers, Volume 1, No. 4 (Winter 2006): 39-40.
  • Through a Canadian Periscope: The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service, by Julie H. Ferguson. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016): 42-43.
  • Through Water, Ice and Fire: Schooner Nancy and the War of 1812, by Barry Gough. Reviewed by Jay White, Volume 4, No. 1 (Spring 2008): 43-44.
  • To Crown the Waves: The Great Navies of the First World War, edited by Vincent P. O’Hara, w. David Dickson and Richard Worth. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian Wentzell, Volume 11, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 42-43.
  • Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory, by Vincent P. O’Hara. Reviewed by Jonathan King, Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 41.
  • To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World, by Arthur Herman. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 1, No. 1 (Spring 2005): 34.
  • Toward a New Maritime Strategy: American Naval Thinking in the Post-Cold War Era, by Captain (USN) Peter D. Haynes. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 41-42.
  • A Two-Edged Sword: The Navy as an Instrument of Canadian Foreign Policy, by Nicholas Tracy. Reviewed by John Orr, Volume 11, No. 3 (Winter 2016): 44.
  • 21st Century Ellis: Operational Art and Strategic Prophecy for the Modern Era, edited by B.A. Friedman. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 42
  • 21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education and Leadership for the Modern Era, edited by Benjamin F. Armstrong. Reviewed by Colonel P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 42-43
  • Understanding Modern Warfare, by David Jordan, James Kiras, et al. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 5, No. 4 (Winter 2010): 41.
  • (The) U.S. Naval Institute on Marine Corps Aviation, edited by Thomas J. Cutler. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 15, No. 2 (Fall 2019): 42-43.
  • (The) U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Cooperation, edited by Sam J. Tangredi. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) P.J. Williams, Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 44.
  • (The) U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Strategy, edited by Thomas J. Cutler. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 13, No. 3 (Fall 2017): 41.
  • (The) U.S. Navy Reserves (US Naval Institute Series), edited by Thomas J. Cutler, Reviewed by Mike Kocsis, Volume 14, No. 1 (Summer 2018): 44
  • Violence at Sea: Piracy in the Age of Global Terrorism, edited by Peter Lehr. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 4, No. 4 (Winter 2009): 43.
  • War and Moral Dissonance, by Peter A. French. Reviewed by Dave Mugridge, Volume 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 40-41.
  • Warships of the Bay of Ouinte, by Roger Litwiller. Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 10, No. 1 (Spring 2014): 42-43.
  • Warriors and Wizards: The Development and Defeat of Radio-Controlled Glide Bombs of the Third Reich, by Martin Bollinger. Reviewed by David Morse, Volume 10, No. 1 (Spring 2014): 42.
  • When China Ruled the Waves: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405-1433, by Louise E. Levathes, Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 14, No. 2 (Fall 2018): 41
  • Where Youth and Laughter Go: With ‘The Cutting Edge’ in Afghanistan, by Lieutenant-Colonel Seth W.B. Folsom. Reviewed by Rachel Andrews, Volume 12, No. 3 (Fall 2016): 42.
  • White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian, by Sean E. Livingston. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret’d) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 12, No. 3 (Fall 2016): 43-44.
  • Why Has the Cost of Navy Ships Risen? by Mark V. Arena, Irv Blickstein, Obaid Younossi and Clifford A. Grammich. Reviewed by Commander David Peer, Volume 7, No. 1 (Spring 2011): 43-44
  • Whose War is it? How Canada can Survive in the Post-9/11 World, by J. L. Granatstein. Reviewed by Colonel (Ret'd) Brian K. Wentzell, Volume 3, No. 3 (Fall 2007): 38.
  • Winning the Un-war: A New Strategy for the War on Terror, by Charles Pena. Reviewed by Dave Perry, Volume 2, No. 3 (Fall 2006): 38.
  • Witch Hunts from Salem to Guantanamo Bay, by Robert Rapley. Reviewed by Ann Griffiths, Volume 3, No. 4 (Winter 2008): 37-38.
  • Wolf Pack: The Story of the U-Boat in World War II, by Gordon Williamson. Reviewed by Peter Haydon, Volume 2, No. 2 (Summer 2006): 39-40.
  • The World's Worst Warships, by Antony Preston. Reviewed by Kenneth P. Hansen, Volume 1, No. 4 (Winter 2006): 35-36.
  • Writing to Think: The Intellectual Journey of a Naval Career, by Robert C. Rubel, Reviewed by Doug Thomas, Volume 14, No. 3 (Winter 2019): 42-43.