A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps. By Nikolaus Wachsmann. Hachette. Paperback $35; ebook $19.99. Review by Tom Lewis NIKOLAUS Wachsmann’s A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps looks like hard work. It is. The imposing size of the book – over 850 pages in a large A5 format – means there is a lot of reading ahead.
The Accidental Admiral: a sailor takes command at NATO. By Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret). Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2014. pp 246; $32.95. ISBN 978-1-61251-704-9 Reviewed by Professor Geoffrey Till ADMIRAL Stavridis was the first naval Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) in NATO from 2009-2013, a big enough task in its own right, but was also at the same time Commander-in-Chief of US forces in Europe (EUCOM). His book is interesting from two different angles.
Scapegoat: The Death of Prince of Wales and Repulse. By Martin Stephen. Published by Pen and Sword Maritime, Barnsley, 2014. THE story of the loss of the British battleship Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser Repulse off Malaya on 10 December 1941 resonates with Australian audiences, Dr Gregory P. Gilbert writes in his review.