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 US
MY EVENING WITH GRANT • In 1866 William H. Smith visited General Ulysses S. Grant at his home in the nation’s capital. Decades later he wrote about what Grant had told him.
THE ODIOUS ORDER • In 1942 the Nazis decreed that any Allied paratroops captured by German forces be turned over to the Gestapo and “annihilated.”
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REVOLUTION OF THE UNDERDOGS • Fidel Castro’s Cuban rebels lost their first battle against the government’s well-armed troops. It was all uphill from there.
THANKS FOR THE MEMOIRS • Many of these World War II autobiographies hit the best-seller lists, but the reviewers weren’t always as uncritical as the reading public.
THE MAN WHO OUTWITTED THE LUFTWAFFE • Reginald V. Jones, a genius in physics, developed new systems and tactics that thwarted the German High Command.
THE LOGISTICS OF GRASS • The steppe nomads invented the operational level of war, with the essential nutrient for their herds dictating where—and when—they fought.
MILITARY TIME • A gallery of watches owned by some of history’s most famous—and notorious—military figures
SHOWDOWN ON THE SAINT LAWRENCE • A year into the War of 1812, the United States hatched a plan to invade Canada and take the city of Montreal.
DE GAULLE’S 1941 COUP • When the Allies refused to buck Vichy France, the exiled leader of the Free French resistance forces decided to take matters into his own hands.
CULTURE OF WAR
THE DANGER BELT
THE MILITARY MURALISTS • During World War II the U.S. Army enlisted artists to run programs that would help dress up its training camps around the country.
WHEN CAESAR RULED BRITTANIA • Conquering the Ocean: The Roman Invasion of Britain
PROPAGANDA IN SPADES