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July 2015 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the July 2015 issue of Military History sound off about the 1918–20 Allied intervention in Russia and the 1982 Falklands War
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First Shots of the Cold War

In 1918 Woodrow Wilson committed to an Allied intervention in a reeling Russia and stumbled into a brewing Cold War
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Book Review: Judy, by Damien Lewis

Judy, by Damien Lewis, relates the surprising story of a pointer that served as a mascot on the Royal Navy gunboats Gnat and Grasshopper during World War II in the Far East.
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May 2015 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the May 2015 issue of Military History sound off about Cold War Europe, lessons from Operations Desert Storm, the Celtic-Roman cultural and military clash, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, King Philip's War and ongoing tensions in the Middle East between Muslims and Judeo-Christians.
Soviet troops retake a village in central Russia. (National Archives)

Letter From Military History – May 2015

The determining factors in the outcome of warfare are as varied as the root causes themselves. But determination to see it through, to vanquish one's enemy, is paramount.