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Letter from MHQ, Winter 2013

“In war, truth is the first casualty,” wrote the Greek poet Aeschylus. And Americans are as adept as anyone at trimming inconvenient truths from history to create and immortalize war heroes: Davy...
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Letter From MHQ, Autumn 2012

Editor Bill Horne launches MHQ's exploration of wartime atrocities—why soldiers go rogue and commit unspeakable violence
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Letter From MHQ, Summer 2012

MHQ editor Bill Horne: Stories in MHQ's Summer 2012 issue show that Erwin Rommel and the Japanese Imperial Navy were both victims of their own hype.
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Letter From MHQ, Summer 2011

Fact and fiction blend together in the movie The Battle of Algiers and other histories of the Algerian Revolution as well in accounts of Bunker Hill.
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Letter From MHQ, Spring 2011

John F. Kennedy has long had die-hard detractors. One vocal group continues to attack his record as a PT boat commander in the Pacific, suggesting that, rather than being hailed for his bravery, he should have...