MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History takes you on an exciting journey to the world's greatest battles and campaigns over the last 5,000 years, from ancient warfare through modern battles. Written by distinguished authors and historians who bring the world of history alive, the magazine covers in vivid detail the soldiers, leaders, tactics, and weapons throughout military history, and delivers it in an exquisitely illustrated, premium quality edition.
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CATALONIA’S 9/11 • The roots of Catalonia’s modern push for independence from Spain lie in struggles that stretch back hundreds of years.
MUTINEERS OR SCAPEGOATS? • It was the largest court-martial for mutiny in U.S. Navy history. The 50 defendants had one thing in common: They were all black.
BIG BANGS • These blasts from the past, spanning nearly 400 years, rank among the most spectacular nonnuclear explosions of all time.
A MARINE AT GUADALCANAL • As they moved through the jungle, Roy H. Elrod and his men experienced some of World War II’s most savage combat conditions.
Letter From MHQ OF MAN AND MYTH
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT • General Douglas MacArthur craved power. He also despised Franklin D. Roosevelt. So in 1944 he secretly plotted to run against his own commander in chief.
DUNKIRK AND THE DUNES • As France and Spain vied for the key port of Dunkirk in early 1658, England unexpectedly held the balance.
THE NORTH’S LOST POW CAMP • During the Civil War, more Confederate soldiers died at Chicago’s Camp Douglas than on any battlefield.
GROUNDS FOR WAR • A photojournalist’s quest to capture the world’s most historic battlefields
‘YOU HAVE TO DO OR DIE’ • Fridtjof Nansen gained worldwide fame as a polar explorer. Then he took on a wartime refugee crisis.
CULTURE OF WAR
TERROR IN THE SKY
ESCAPE ARTIST • In the waning months of World War II, Frank Shatz somehow managed to emerge unscathed from multiple brushes with death.
WHAT LIKE A BULLET…
FATHER FIGURE • Created some 70 years after the moment it captured, Emanuel Leutze’s painting became the most iconic image of the American Revolution.
TOWERING FIGURES • Charles de Gaulle, who led the French resistance against Nazi Germany in World War II, was his country’s defining political leader in the postwar era.
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