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Published: February 08, 2011 at 5:41 pm
Photographs of John F. Kennedy during World War II.
Published: November 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm
"Come then, let us go forward together with our united strength." Winston Churchill - May 13, 1940
Published: November 10, 2010 at 6:17 pm
In Norway in 1940, Hitler and Churchill gamble their careers and the futures of their respective countries. The campaign was a fiasco for Churchill, yet it propelled him into office and ensured Hitler would fail to turn back the D-Day invasion four years later.
Published: November 10, 2010 at 6:11 pm
Despite its enduring fame, the Red Baron’s slow, crash-prone plane was no great fighting machine.
Published: November 10, 2010 at 6:05 pm
During the September Campaign in Poland in 1939, no mounted Polish cavalrymen ever charged at German tanks with lances, but their story is on of bravery and professionalism in the face of overwhelming odds, and it clearly indicates that far from being a military anachronism, the Polish lancer was a tough and dangerous adversary.
Published: August 10, 2010 at 4:41 pm
On May 3, 1898, two days after Commodore George Dewey’s stunning defeat of the Spanish at Manila Bay, President William McKinley sent American troops to occupy the Philippines. At this early stage in the Spanish-American War, there was no plan for the occupation, including how long it would last or what ends the United States sought in those distant islands.
Published: April 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm
How daredevil U.S. Navy pilots used smarts and pluck—and a clutch of old torpedoes—to end an early stalemate during the Korean War.
Published: February 24, 2010 at 9:49 am
A former Russian cavalry officer, Marshal Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim, helped Finland win independence, then saved it from Stalin and Hitler
Published: February 24, 2010 at 1:39 am
In the 1864 “bayonet election,” the soldier vote—and a timely Union success—helped a pro-war civilian, Lincoln, defeat a pro-peace general, McClellan.
Published: February 22, 2010 at 10:06 pm
Photograph of Larry Burrows taken during Operation Deckhouse, February 1967 (Marine Corps Photograph/National Archives).
A fellow war photographer recalls the humble but legendary camera master.
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Published: December 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm
After the elegantly executed Inchon landings, the U.S. Marines faced bloodied but unbowed North Korean forces that dug in to protect Kimpo Airfield and South Korea’s former capital.
Published: August 28, 2009 at 5:53 pm
Secretary of the U.S. Navy William Jones's shrewd strategy was the key to America's successful asymmetric warfare against the Royal Navy in 1812.
Published: August 28, 2009 at 3:55 pm
Did a radical new Confederate gunship foil McClellan’s plan to end the Civil War in 1862? Photographs of the CSS Virginia and USS Monitor.
Published: August 28, 2009 at 12:00 am
MHQ Online Extra: Catch a rare glimpse of a young aviator's experience as a navy flying cadet at Pensacola on the eve of World War II through extensive photographs and cartoons taken from a recently discovered family album.
Published: August 27, 2009 at 4:20 pm
Scenes from the Battle of Gettysburg painted by the reporter and artist Edwin Forbes.
Published: August 21, 2009 at 4:57 pm
Photographs from Koje-do Prison Camp, Korea, 1951-1953.