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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AT THE FRONT
THE ORIGINS OF RESTRAINT • The medieval period’s faltering and largely unsuccessful steps to constrain the worst excesses of war were an important beginning.
WAR LIST ‘I SEE…’ • When it came to military and diplomatic matters, these six people were able to accurately foretell the future.
BEHIND THE LINES ACT OF FAITH • In 1943 some Italian prisoners of war on Scotland’s Orkney Islands decided to convert a pair of steel huts into their own place of worship.
BATTLE SCHEMES INTO THE CAULDRON
EXPERIENCE ‘THIS IS WAR’ • In 1915 Ellen La Motte volunteered to work in a hospital near the Western Front. Then she was censored for describing what she saw.
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D-DAY’S UNSUNG HERO • Superiors branded him “difficult.” Yet Percy Hobart was just the kind of genius the Allies desperately needed.
ASLEEP AT THE GAP • In 1862 Union general John Pope had a chance to cut the Confederate army in half. He blew it.
D-DAY IN 16 OBJECTS • On the 75th anniversary of Operation Neptune, a portfolio of selected armaments and artifacts
THE HUNTED HERO • Charles Sweeny aimed to recruit American pilots to fly for France in World War II. The FBI tried to stop him.
ASSAULT ON THE CITADEL • Adolf Hitler saw Saint-Malo as a linchpin of the Atlantic Wall. The Allies reduced it to rubble.
CULTURE OF WAR
CLASSIC DISPATCHES HOW IT FEELS TO BOMB GERMANY
WAR STORIES THE EMBATTLED PRESIDENT • In 1814 James Madison rode into the Battle of Bladensburg and became the first sitting president to be on a battlefield under fire.
ARTISTS A WARRIOR’S LEDGER DOMAIN • Howling Wolf memorialized his exploits in vivid and colorful drawings—even while he was imprisoned by the U.S.government.
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