Terms adopted from nuclear warfare
MHQ editors select the best books for Summer 2014
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...
Scenes from the Trojan war were a popular pottery motif in antiquity.
An excerpt from John C. McManus's The Dead and Those About to Die is a visceral account of the D-Day landings
MHQ editor Michael W. Robbins considers the psychological roots of combat
Taxes have led to warfare since ancient times
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 best...
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