MHQ Spring 2014, Table of Contents

2/12/2014 • MHQ Table of Contents


The Spring 2014 issue of MHQ goes on sale February 18, 2014. Visit the Historynet Store to order your copy today!

The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Spring 2014, Volume 26, Number 3


The Making of Mass Warfare, 1789–1918 
by Dennis Showalter
A social revolution, a technological episode, and a mirror of the modern age

An American Fandango in Monterrey
by Noah Andre Trudeau
His expansionist appetite whetted by the 1845 annexation of Texas, U.S. president James K. Polk sought war with Mexico

Ancient Rivalry, Modern Clash
by Edward G. Lengel
With the Ottoman Empire in ruins, Greek and Turkish nationalists wage an epic fight for Asia Minor

Fighting for Forage
by Jeffrey A. Denman
In New Jersey, ominous lessons for the British emerge from a little-known campaign in the bitter winter of 1777

Warriors in Black and Red
by Bruce Ware Allen
In 1535, Suleiman’s proxy, pirate Khair ad-Din “Barbarossa,” bet that he could defend Tunis against Charles V’s massive invasion force. He was mistaken.

Big Red One Hits Easy Red
by John C. McManus
photography by Robert Capa (published issue only)
The U.S. 1st Infantry Division’s D-Day landing on Omaha Beach was its bloodiest single day of the war

Cornwallis in India
by Thomas Fleming
In America, General Cornwallis lost the Yorktown battle. In India, he won acclaim as a military and political leader

Bonaparte at Bay

by Paul Lockhart
The Battle at Leipzig, 1813


Mid-Atlantic Brawl
by David Sears
Halloween 1943: A no-holds-barred fight breaks out between crews of USS Borie and U-405


Letter From MHQ




A legionnaire in Syria

Behind the Lines
War and collapse



The War List
War, death, and taxes

Absent ancient armor

Weapons Check
V-1 flying bomb

Drawn and Quartered
The British Atlas

Battle Schemes
A view of the Trojan War?



Museum Watch

Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power; Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937–1945; The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, 1940–1945; and an interview with Rick Atkinson

Copley’s Battle of Gibraltar

Margaret Atwood, military historian


Cover caption: At Leipzig in 1813, Napoleon’s Grande Armée suffered a defeat from which it never really recovered. (Ernest Crofts/© Christie’s Images/Corbis)




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