Historian Jon Guttman answers reader questions
Rafe Blaufarb reviews the second volume of Philip Dwyer's two-part biography of Napoleon, which follows the emperor at the height of his career.
Richard Overy's new book focuses on the inefficiencies and disappointments of strategic bombing in World War II
Mitter's book fills an important gap: The often overlooked story of China's suffering before the Allies entered World War II
MHQ editors recommend recent and upcoming publications
The genesis of the Liberation Trilogy and a new focus of study for Rick Atkinson
Napoleon in Power, China in World War II, an interview with Rick Atkinson, and more
Eight significant retreats, from ancient Greece to the modern era
Recommended reading from the editors of MHQ
Q. Why didn’t Germany have aircraft carriers in World War II? Tom DeBarber A. Nazi Germany was constantly changing its priorities. A carrier was, in fact, laid out in Kiel, a German...
MHQ's lexicographer unpacks words for "the things they carried"
Handsome photography, fun facts, and compelling stories for the military history fans on your list
Reviews from MHQ, Winter 2014
A new novel conjures the surreal and grisly Battle of the Wilderness
A Call to Arms Mobilizing America for World War II By Maury Klein. 912 pp. Bloomsbury, 2013. $40. Reviewed by Jim Lacey RIGHT AFTER D-DAY, war correspondent Ernie Pyle described the...
Dennis Showalter's recent books recreates the origins of the great German offensive of 1943, Operation Citadel.