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MHQ Reviews: A Mad Catastrophe

Anthony Paletta | Published: May 13, 2014 at 6:30 am
Geoffrey Wawro offers a fascinating addition to the military and diplomatic scholarship surrounding Austria-Hungary’s inept move toward war

MHQ Reviews: The Long Shadow

Dennis Showalter | Published: May 13, 2014 at 6:30 am
David Reynolds discusses how WWI affected diplomacy, society, and subsequent global conflicts

Fighting Words: Nuclear Fallout

Christine Ammer | Published: May 13, 2014 at 6:30 am
Terms adopted from nuclear warfare

MHQ Reviews, Summer 2014

Published: May 13, 2014 at 6:30 am
MHQ editors select the best books for Summer 2014

MHQ Reviews: Noteworthy Books, Summer 2014

Published: May 13, 2014 at 6:30 am
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 entirely in participants' own words, rendered from …

Portfolio: Scenes From the Trojan War

Jennifer E. Berry | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:54 pm
Scenes from the Trojan war were a popular pottery motif in antiquity.

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 …

Big Red One Hits Easy Red

John C. McManus | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm
An excerpt from John C. McManus's The Dead and Those About to Die is a visceral account of the D-Day landings

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 …

Letter From MHQ, Spring 2014

Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:30 pm
MHQ editor Michael W. Robbins considers the psychological roots of combat

The War List: War, Death, and Taxes

Marc De Santis | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:29 pm
Taxes have led to warfare since ancient times

MHQ Contributors, Spring 2014

Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:29 pm
Left to Right: Showalter, Lengel, and Lockhart 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 …

Ask MHQ: Absent Ancient Armor

Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:18 pm
Historian Jon Guttman answers reader questions

MHQ Reviews: Napoleon in Power

Rafe Blaufarb | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:17 pm
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.

MHQ Reviews: The Bombers and the Bombed, by Richard Overy

Conrad Crane | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:16 pm
Richard Overy's new book focuses on the inefficiencies and disappointments of strategic bombing in World War II

MHQ Reviews: Forgotten Ally, by Rana Mitter

Ronald Spector | Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:15 pm
Mitter's book fills an important gap: The often overlooked story of China's suffering before the Allies entered World War II
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