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)
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, …
Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:40 pm
Why Robert E. Lee sat for photographer Mathew Brady so soon after Appomattox
Published: August 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm
Excerpts from MHQ's top writers; plus Max Boot, Eliot Cohen, Gary Gallagher, and other historians pick their favorite battles and generals.
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.
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 …
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:34 am
What to do with captured guns?
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:33 am
Painted scrolls glorify a samurai’s efforts in fending off a Mongol invasion in the 13th century.
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:31 am
This issue of MHQ features three stories about soldiers who chose to tell their war story not through words but through images.
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:30 am
'Victory disease' strikes American commanders in WWII and West Point classes compete for honors
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:29 am
MHQ''s lexicographer explores the origins of weapon names
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:28 am
The last days of James Butler Bonham at the Alamo
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:27 am
Some of the worst warship disasters happened outside of combat
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:25 am
Drawn to the glamour of guerrillas fighting for independence in Kashmir, a young man falls for a Kalashnikov
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:21 am
The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II, by Charles Glass, reviewed by David Lamb
Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, by Sheila Miyoshi Jager, reviewed by William Donnelly
Plunder, Glory, and Everyday …
Published: August 20, 2013 at 11:20 am
Notable books recommended by MHQ.