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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‘THE CAVALRY OF THE FUTURE’ • Adolf Hitler had an ulterior motive for ramping up the Third Reich’s investment in the German automotive industry and its racing teams.
MUTINY! • These revolts show why the seven seas may not always be seventh heaven.
CRIMES AND CONSEQUENCES • In ancient Rome, commanders who broke the unwritten rules of military conduct might be greeted with either praise or punishment.
‘TRAITORS MUST DIE’ • Harry Rée guided French resistance groups in a series of dramatic sabotage operations. Then he was ordered to kill a Gestapo informer.
‘LITTLE JOE’ CROSSBOW
KILLER INSTINCT • Francois d’Eliscu taught thousands of U.S. Army Rangers how to fight down and dirty in World War II.
FORT AND FORTITUDE • Known in official reports as Redoubt H, it was a key part of the Union’s plan to push the Confederate army to the breaking point.
ARMED AND DANGEROUS • Hand grenades—the good, the bad, the…
OBSESSED WITH THE OCCULT • Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime turned to voodoo science in their drive for supremacy.
‘MEET ME AT THE CANTEEN’ • During World War II American servicemen could take a break at a Stage Door Canteen.
CULTURE OF WAR
THE DEATH TRAIN
THE DUELIST • John Moncure Daniel, the editor of the South’s leading newspaper during the Civil War, had a penchant for putting his life on the line.
THE IRREVERENT ANTHEM • “Fixin’-to-Die-Rag” derailed his promising musical career. But it led Joe McDonald to become a fierce champion for Vietnam veterans.
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