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.
WHERES AND WHYFORS
AT THE FRONT
THE CODE MAKER • In 1862, with the Civil War underway, Francis Lieber got the War Department to let him draft a new set of rules for the conflict.
GREETINGS FROM AMERICA
GREAT PRETENDERS • Meet nine audacious military impersonators who demonstrated everything from monumental buffoonery to medal-worthy bravery.
WARTIME DIARIST • For seven years Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, who would become world-famous for her Pippi Longstocking books, kept notes on “a world gone mad.”
DEATH OF A DREADNOUGHT • On a midsummer night in 1917, HMS Vanguard—one of Britain’s most formidable battleships—disappeared into the depths of Scapa Flow.
HEDGEHOG ANTI-SUBMARINE PROJECTOR
NOTHING TO FEAR
HOW THE ROUGH RIDERS GOT THEIR NAME • One of Teddy Roosevelt’s favorite reporters wrote the definitive account back in the 1920s, but his memoir of the episode was never published—until now.
DEATH AND DECISION IN WONDERLAND • In 1877 Yellowstone National Park played host to the U.S. Army’s war against the Nez Perce.
THE SWORD AND THE PEN • In 1884 Ulysses S. Grant was bankrupt and battling terminal cancer. Then Mark Twain made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.
HATS OFF! • A salute, of sorts, to iconic military headgear
HOW THE WEST WASN’T WON • Henry Hopkins Sibley had an audacious plan to vault the Confederacy to victory in the Civil War.
THE FINAL SECRET OF THE USS SCORPION • In 1968 one of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear submarines went missing in the Atlantic. Now, 50 years later, the full story of its disappearance can finally be told.
CULTURE OF WAR
THE LONELY GRAVE
MAESTRO OF THE RESISTANCE • Arturo Toscanini, the world-famous conductor, put his career on the line to stand up to Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler.
PROPAGANDA WITH A PASSION • Dutch cartoonist Louis Raemaekers gained international fame with his anti-German cartoons during World War I.
ANNOUNCING • The 2018 Thomas Fleming Awards for Outstanding Military History Writing
DRAWN & QUARTERED