MHQ Comments, Summer 2015

Reader comments deepen our understanding of the development of the Enigma machine and the Vendée uprising

MHQ Review: Noteworthy Books, Summer 2015

American Warlords How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II By Jonathan W. Jordan 624 pages. NAL Caliber, 2015. $28.95   Bestselling author Jonathan Jordan’s reputed...
The Prince of Orange with Belgian troops attacking the French near La Haye Sainte farm. (Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection/Brown University Library)

Holding the Farm at Waterloo

In what author Brendan Simms rightly calls “an epic defence,” the 400-odd Hanoverian riflemen of the 2nd Light Battalion of the veteran King’s German Legion withstood French artillery barrages, repeated...
Helicopters carry the Marines to the landing zone at Santo Domingo, May 8th, 1965. (U.S. Marine Corps)

Ask MHQ: Marines in the Dominican Republic?

Q  I was part of the U.S. invasion of the Dominican Republic in 1965 by the 82nd Airborne Division and the 5th Marines. I know there were more than 40,000 American troops there, including several thousand...