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AMERICA’S CIVIL WAR AT 150
Last Chance for Peace [with Online Gallery]
by Drew Lindsay and Drew Bratcher
Eyewitnesses describe the fury and anguish of the siege of Fort Sumter
Plus: What are the classics of Civil War literature?
Lee Takes Charge [Article Preview]
by Jeffry D. Wert
Tapped as the South’s new top commander, the general once thought to be a timid “Granny Lee” moved quickly and boldly to attack
Online Extra: Civil War Selections From MHQ
War of Revenge
by Thomas Fleming
The PT-109 disaster made Lieutenant Jack Kennedy a hero. But his pain and grief over the loss of two men sent him on a wild quest to get even
The Kennedy Curse in World War II
The Truth About Devil Boats
Kennedy Online Gallery Extra!
America’s Coming Out Party
by Stephen Budiansky
With the Constitution’s dominant first victory in the War of 1812, the United States trumpeted its arrival as a sea power
Getting the Truth Out
by Peter Duffy
Ten Americans made a daring escape from the Japanese and shocked the home front with the first detailed accounts of the Bataan Death March
by Jennifer E. Berry
During the dark days of World War I in Paris, a pioneering photographer captured luminous images of children playing at war
The End of Athens
by Richard Tada
A demagogue, a treacherous ally, and a brutal Roman general destroyed the city-state—and democracy—in the first century BC
by Teri and Robert Sprackland
How the calcified British high command nearly sacrificed the young general—and Britain’s future—after he crushed the French in 1808
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