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.
HITS AND MISSES
AT THE FRONT
CRUEL AND NOT UNUSUAL • In 1865 more than a dozen African-American volunteers in the Union army paid dearly for their role in “The Jacksonville Mutiny.”
THE ACE • Legendary pilot Chuck Yeager flew numerous combat missions during World War II. Here are some of his stories.
THE PROPAGANDISTS • Here are the stories of seven wartime propagandists who earned notoriety by altering reality and twisting the facts.
UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE • In 1939 Poland’s Nazi occupiers made Adam Czerniaków the leader of the Jews in Warsaw. Three years later he would reach the breaking point.
NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVES • Adolf Hitler needed Ernst Röhm and his storm troops to climb to power in faction-torn Germany. Then came the day he didn’t need them anymore.
I, SPY • “I began my mission in wartime France as a British secret agent. My job was to recruit, arm, and train a secret French force to carry out sabotage and harassment…”
DARBY’S SHOOTER • Before he was the “Chronicler of Cool,” photographer Phil Stern fought with the U.S. Army’s 1st Ranger Battalion.
THE MARAUDER • Germany built a ship that could outgun anything it couldn’t outrun. In 1940 it started hunting its prey.
THE LITTLE ARMY THAT WON BIG • In 1792 President George Washington and Secretary of War Henry Knox invented a new kind of army to fight Indians in the west. They called it the Legion of the United States.
CULTURE OF WAR
MASSACRE AT MAJUBA
THE SENIOR CITIZEN-SOLDIER • In 1914 Caspar René Gregory, an internationally known biblical scholar, decided to go to war for his adopted homeland.
HEADING MY WAY
THE BIG PICTURE • Commissioned to memorialize the 1st Canadian Division’s heroic stand at Ypres in 1915, Richard Jack delivered on a grand scale.
DRAWN & QUARTERED