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MHQ Reviews: Plunder, Glory, and Everyday Life With the Vikings

Gene Santoro | Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:10 am
Gene Santoro explores the History Channel's new television series, "The Vikings"

MHQ Reviews: When the Greatest Generation Went AWOL

Charles Glass | Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:08 am
Many of the books about World War II take the Tom Brokaw approach and salute the courage of “the Greatest Generation.” But what of the men who apparently lacked the courage to stand in battle, those who deserted?

Good Reads for Summer Vacation

Published: June 14, 2013 at 10:52 am
Hot tips on the season's best books from MHQ editors and reviewers

MHQ Reviews: Summer 2013

Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:52 am
MAIN REVIEWS The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, by Christopher M. Clark, Reviewed by Holger H. Herwig Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, by Allen C. Guelzo, Reviewed by Drew Lindsay   TELEVISION Do-or-Die Battles, by Gene Santoro  …

MHQ Reviews: Do-or-Die Battles on the Military Channel

Gene Santoro | Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:50 am
The Ultimate Warfare series on TV: a grunt's view of key battles in the modern era

MHQ Reviews: Notable Books, Summer 2013

Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:49 am
MHQ editors recommend great summer reads

MHQ Reviews: Photojournalists on War

Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:49 am
A new book features the best work of 39 photographers who bore witness to the Iraq War

Was There a Crime in the Tragedy of the Great War?

Holger H. Herwig | Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:48 am
Two new books weigh the accountability of the European powers in bringing about the First World War

MHQ Reviews: The Last Invasion of Gettysburg

Drew Lindsay | Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:47 am
Gettysburg The Last Invasion By Allen C. Guelzo. 688 pp. Knopf, 2013. $35. Reviewed by Drew Lindsay THE CONFEDERATES ARE ON THE MARCH, advancing toward Gettysburg and destiny. Soaring spirits lead to hijinks as the men reach a stone marker …

Reader Comments, MHQ Summer 2013

Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:29 am
The Fight Over Women in Combat The article "Why Not Send Women to War" (Spring 2013) sparked a lively exchange at Some highlights: Stalingrad (today's Volgograd) was taken by the Axis forces—and, somewhat later, retaken by Soviet reinforcements. …

Fighting Words: The Color of War

Christine Ammer | Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:28 am
MHQ lexicographer Christine Ammer samples the spectrum of colors used in war terms

War List: First in Their Class at West Point

Thomas W. Fleming | Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:26 am
MHQ contributing editor Thomas Fleming picks West Point's most notable graduating classes

Honor Roll: Bernard de Lattre de Tassigny

Published: May 07, 2013 at 10:23 am
Bernard de Lattre de Tassigny (ECPAD, TONK 51-49 R81) THE PHOTO IS OF A GRAVESITE in the spring of 1952. Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, the famed French army general, bends to kiss the flag-draped coffin of his son, Bernard, …

Fighting Words: From the World Wars to Korea

Christine Ammer | Published: March 26, 2013 at 6:49 pm
Many words and phrases used in the Korean War were first used in the World Wars

Slaughterhouse in Three Movements

Noah Andre Trudeau | Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:51 pm
In "Airborne Symphony," Marc Blitzstein composed a vivid picture of air power in World War II

MHQ Reviews: Notable Books, Spring 2013

Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:43 pm
A Military History of the Cold War, 1944–1962, by Jonathan M. House (University of Oklahoma, $45). House zeroes in on the era's many small wars and revolutions as well as the new paradigms and tensions brought about by nuclear …
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