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What Keeps Him On The Job: World War II Health & Safety Posters

Published: June 04, 2014 at 11:41 am
"Foods that count keep him on the job" (U.S. Government Printing Office/National Archives) Designed by H. Price around 1942 for the U.S. Public Health Service, these health and safety posters display ideal hygiene, diet, work and play habits for the …

Gallery: Scenes From the Trojan War

Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:50 pm
  Paris, prince of Troy and son of King Priam, (with scepter) shakes hands with Hermes, accepting his fate to judge the most beautiful of the goddesses. Aphrodite wins the contest by offering Helen (the wife of Menelaus, king of …

Gallery: D-Day

Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm
Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division board LCVPs (landing craft, vehicle, personnel) attached to the U.S. Navy attack transport Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13) in Portsmouth, England, prior to steaming across the English Channel to the Normandy coast on the night …

Gallery: Adapting to Chemical Weapons in World War I

Jon Guttman | Published: November 12, 2013 at 6:59 pm
German soldiers lay out lead pipes for releasing poison gas as the prelude to an assault on the Allied trench line in August 1917. The first chlorine gas attacks in April 1915 were spewed from canisters, but the vagaries of …

Gallery: USS Leviathan aka SS Vaterland

Published: November 12, 2013 at 6:59 pm
 (U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command via Stephen Harding)   A drawing of the dazzle camouflage pattern devised for Leviathan, used for reference in painting up the actual vessel. (U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command via Stephen Harding)  …

Study Resources: World War I Centenary

Michael Neiberg | Published: November 02, 2013 at 10:32 am
Author and historian Michael Neiberg says that World War I is poorly understood and that "we must push for a fresh understanding of the war."   Neiberg recommends the following books: The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, …

WWI Planes: ‘Inventions of the Devil’

Max Hastings | Published: August 20, 2013 at 1:55 pm
The planes of the Great War terrified soldiers and civilians on the ground and changed combat forever.

Gallery: WWI Planes

Jon Guttman | Published: August 20, 2013 at 1:54 pm
 Ready for trouble, pilot Sergeant Georges Brou mans a Browning machine gun and his observer, Sub-Lieutenant Jean Billon de Plan, raises his Hotchkiss to practice dealing with an attack from behind in a newly delivered Maurice Farman MF.11bis of …

Gallery: Life on the Yangtze

Published: May 07, 2013 at 4:48 pm
Scenes from the Yangtze Patrol.

MHQ Special Issue "Great American Fighters"

Published: April 05, 2013 at 1:33 pm
Bonus articles for MHQ's April 2013 special issue Great American Fighters

Great American Fighters Contents

Published: April 05, 2013 at 1:19 pm
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Rick Rescorla: Hero of Ia Drang and the Twin Towers

Robert L. Bateman | Published: April 04, 2013 at 4:55 pm
Already a legend for his behavior in combat at Ia Drang, Rick Rescorla went on to save countless lives when the Twin Towers were attacked

To Catch a Traitor: John Champe Pursues Benedict Arnold

Michael Kranish | Published: April 04, 2013 at 4:52 pm
To trap Benedict Arnold, Major John Champe pretended to be a turncoat himself

Jeb Stuart: Immortal Confederate Cavalier

Gary W. Gallagher | Published: April 04, 2013 at 4:51 pm
Jeb Stuart's iconic image as an accomplished and flamboyant cavalryman has been sustained and burnished by admiring authors and artists

MHQ Picked as Top Magazine

Published: April 01, 2013 at 2:13 pm
American Society of Magazine Editors selects MHQ as finalist for National Magazine Award for General Excellence

How Poetry Sustained a Vietnam POW

Published: March 26, 2013 at 6:44 pm
The genesis of Major General John Borling's collection 'Taps on the Walls: Poems From the Hanoi Hilton'
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