Critical Acclaim for A Question of Loyalty

A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court Martial That Gripped the Nation


  • A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
  • A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
  • A New York Sun Favorite Book of the Year
  • A Booklist Editors’ Choice of the Year

“[A] fascinating, well-told tale of a military maverick’s life.” –Chicago Tribune

“This fascinating book reminds us of Harry Truman’s dictum that the only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.” –Washington Post

“Waller, the author of several superior military history volumes, has probably done his best work ever in this recounting of Mitchell’s life and trial.” –Booklist (starred review)

“Fascinating…A Question of Loyalty is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand how the military polices itself, contending with the rogues, dissenters, or outspoken mavericks in its midst.” –Wall Street Journal