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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Joshua Chamberlain and Me • What happens when a movie star and a Civil War historian meet and talk about one of the towering figures of Gettysburg?
MHQ:The Quarterly Journal of Military History
AT THE FRONT
STORMING YORKTOWN’S REDOUBT • In October 1781, Continental Army Sergeant Joseph Plumb Martin was in the vanguard of Washington’s daring night attack capturing a key British fort in the war-winning siege.
WARFARE’S “UNTOUCHABLES” • The basic concepts of today’s internationally agreed principle of diplomatic immunity were respected in ancient and medieval wars.
THE NAME’S THE SAME • The good, the bad and the simply unfortunate have shared the surname “Hood.”
CREATING HALLOWED GROUND • Sir Fabian Ware and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission accomplished a truly monumental task—building and maintaining cemeteries and memorials for Britain’s “honored dead.”
WAS PATTON MURDERED? • An acclaimed historian reveals the truth behind the death of America’s greatest World War II battlefield commander.
Patton’s End on Film • Hollywood’s take on Patton’s untimely death runs the gamut from ignoring it to promoting an outlandish “assassination plot.”
DODGING ARMAGEDDON • Puritan New England survived New France’s French and Indian onslaughts during Queen Anne’s War (1702–1713), but just barely.
BADGES OF HONOR • Each British Army regiment reflects its unique military lineage in richly symbolic cap badges.
FORGOTTEN CONFEDERATE WARRIOR • Shanks Evans was a rip-roaring, whiskey-fueled fighter—and his own worst enemy.
FASHION IN STEEL • First developed to protect warriors in combat, full-body steel plate armor evolved into a status symbol for the nobility with multiple functions beyond warfare.
THE EMBATTLED CITY • Ukraine’s second-largest city today was one of the most hotly-contested objectives on World War II’s Eastern Front.
CULTURE OF WAR
DIVERSITY ON THE MARCH
A MUSE OF FIRE
SURREAL VISIONS OF WAR • Through often nightmarish images, Paul Nash’s paintings reveal the bitter truth of the horror soldiers—and the land itself—endured in two world wars.
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