In World War I, the French Ministry of War built a massive decoy city to fool German airmen
A marvel of a book reproduces and explain the most interesting early aerial images of WWI Flanders, showing us what the war looked like from above
Futurists at the Guggenheim
Eric Cline's new book explores why the large, complex societies of the late Bronze Age collapsed between 1200 to 1100 BC
A fast-moving, richly detailed history of World War I
The backstory to victory on D-Day
What happened to Japanese POWs?
Geoffrey Wawro offers a fascinating addition to the military and diplomatic scholarship surrounding Austria-Hungary’s inept move toward war
David Reynolds discusses how WWI affected diplomacy, society, and subsequent global conflicts
Terms adopted from nuclear warfare
MHQ editors select the best books for Summer 2014
The Lion’s Gate On the Front Lines of the Six Day War by Steven Pressfield (Penguin, $29.95). Brief narratives set up some phases of the recounted conflict, but unfolding events are described almost...
MHQ editor Michael W. Robbins considers the psychological roots of combat
Taxes have led to warfare since ancient times
Dennis Showalter is a renowned expert on military history, with a particular focus on Germany and the United States. Since 1969 he has been a professor at Colorado College, where he has “the best...
Historian Jon Guttman answers reader questions