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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MHQ:The Quarterly Journal of Military History
AT THE FRONT
MISTAKEN TARGETS • In 1945 six American B-24H Liberators accidentally bombed Zurich, in neutral Switzerland. Two airmen were court-martialed for the error.
FALLEN ARTISTS • These nine artists lost their lives on or near the battlefield as they tried to record the realities of war for faraway audiences.
QUENCH WARFARE • “We will see that every man in uniform gets a bottle of Coca-Cola for five cents, wherever he is, and whatever it costs the company.”
EYE ON IWO JIMA
THE YOUNG WARHORSE • Everard Bullis was just 21 years old when his U.S. Marine Corps regiment entered what he called the “Big Fight” at Belleau Wood.
MONUMENT MAN • In 1945 Felix de Weldon, a U.S. Navy artist, saw an Associated Press photograph from the Battle of Iwo Jima that inspired him to sculpt one of the world’s most iconic memorials.
BURGOYNE’S BIG FAIL • In 1777 a British general known as “Gentleman Johnny” sold the king on an audacious plan to end the American Revolution.
SURRENDER OR ELSE • In World War II ropaganda with dire warnings rained from the skies.
TRIAL BY FIRE • Oliver Wendell Holmes twice escaped death as a young Union officer in the Civil War.
THE FIRST WHISTLEBLOWERS • In 1777 a group of American naval officers asked Congress to investigate their commander in chief. The result was the nation’s first law to protect whistleblowers.
CULTURE OF WAR
THE TRAGEDY OF GUERNICA
THE TAIL GUNNER • Joseph McCarthy vaulted to fame as a fearmongering senator. But the war record that got him elected was more fiction than fact.
THE WAR ZONE
IMAGES OF THE UNDERBELLY • With a “knife-hard drawing style,” George Grosz portrayed the social and political corruption in Germany that accompanied World War I.
LESSONS AND LEGACIES
DRAWN & QUARTERED