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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 …

MHQ Reviews: Blogs: Professors of War

Mark Grimsley | Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:42 pm
Mark Grimsley recommends the best blogs by military historians

MHQ Review: Lauro Martines's "Furies"

Paul D. Lockhart | Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:41 pm
Paul Lockhart reviews "Furies," Lauro Martines's book about the prevalence of warfare in Early Modern Europe

MHQ Reviews: Fall of the House of Dixie

Bruce Levine | Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:40 pm
An excerpt from Bruce Levine's new book, The Fall of the House of Dixie

MHQ Reviews: Robert Utley on Geronimo

Drew Lindsay | Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm
MHQ editor Drew Lindsay asks Robert Utley about fascination with Geronimo

MHQ Reviews: Spring 2013

Published: February 20, 2013 at 4:36 pm
MAIN REVIEWS AND EXCERPTS Furies: War in Europe, 1450-1700, by Lauro Martines, Reviewed by Paul D. Lockhart The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War, by Paul Kennedy, Reviewed by Jim Lacey   EXCERPT: The Fall …
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