MHQ Table of Contents, Autumn 2013

   
  

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The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Autumn 2013, Volume 26, Number 1

FEATURES

Honor, Oil, and Blood
by O’Brien Browne
How the Middle East’s most enduring peace was forged from the brutal fighting of the Arab-Israeli war of 1973

Snubbed!
by Ernest B. Furgurson
The Union’s George Thomas was one of the Civil War’s greatest—and least appreciated—generals

[Combat Takes to the Air] 
‘Inventions of the Devil’
by Max Hastings
The planes of the Great War terrified soldiers and civilians on the ground and changed combat forever
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[PORTFOLIO]
Sky High
A selection of paintings by two World War I airmen dazzled by what they saw from the cockpit 

When Japan Bombed Oregon
by Bill Yenne
After the 1942 Doolittle raid on Tokyo, the Japanese attacked the U.S. mainland with a bomber launched from a submarine 

[MHQ’s 25th Anniversary]
Echoes of War
The best from a quarter century of MHQ. Plus—Max Boot, Eliot Cohen, Gary Gallagher, and other historians pick their favorite battles and generals
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SUBSCRIBER-ONLY BONUS SECTION

The Pilot, the Prince, and the Rescue 
by Duane Schultz
A U.S. airman teamed with a Romanian noble to save 1,161 Americans during World War II 

DEPARTMENTS  AT THE FRONT

Letter From MHQ

Flashback 

Comments 

Contributors

Behind the Lines
Brady’s postwar photos of Lee

Experience
Boys and AK-47s in Kashmir

 

The War List
Self-inflicted disasters at sea

Ask MHQ
What to do with captured guns?

Weapons Check
1853 Enfield rifle-musket

Fighting Words
Origins of weapon names

Drawn and Quartered
Dr. Seuss in WWII

Battle Schemes
A gem of a French fort 

CULTURE OF WAR

Gift Book
Tim Newark’s The Book of Camouflage: The Art of Disappearing studies camo as an artifact-and as eye candy

Reviews  
The Deserters of WWII, Brothers in Arms in the Korean War, Vikings take the screen, and Conrad Black charts America’s rise to dominance

Artists 
Vanity press for a samurai

Poetry  
Defending the Alamo

 

Cover caption: General Ariel Sharon and Moshe Dayan, Israel’s defense minister, meet during the October War of 1973. Egypt and Syria lost the war but embarrassed Israel’s vaunted military. (© Micha Bar Am/Magnum Photos)

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