MHQ Table of Contents, Autumn 2014

 
  

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The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Autumn 2014, Volume 27, Number 1

FEATURES

[POINT OF VIEW]
Irregular Warfare: Strength or Weakness?
by Douglas Porch
How legends of T. E. Lawrence’s guerrilla forces in Arabia and Orde Wingate’s Chindit special ops in Burma fatally beguiled the French at Dien Bien Phu

Stalin Attacks the Red Army
by Roger R. Reese
Stalin had been purging his enemies—real and chimerical—for years, including military officers. Then the 1941 German invasion exposed the Red Army’s real problems

Tidewater Terror, 1622
by Ron Soodalter
‘Continual fear and danger of violent death’

How to Prepare for a Battle
by James S. Corum
At Riga in 1917, the German Eighth Army showed the Russians how it’s done

[PORTFOLIO]
O Say Can You See
by K. M. Kostyal
After 200 years the Star-Spangled Banner still waves

The Rock of Legend
by Edward G. Lengel
The world’s premier natural fortress, Gibraltar has always been a tough nut to crack

The Curse of Cromwell
by Jim Lacey and Sharon Tosi Lacey
His soldiering was ruthless, brilliant, and backed by faith

Great Guns!
by David T. Zabecki
Benchmark artillery pieces that shaped military history

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY BONUS SPECIAL
Controlling Changsha
by Michael A. Bonura
How Napoleonic strategy and tactics influenced generations of American officers

Extra Round

DEPARTMENTS  AT THE FRONT

Letter From MHQ

Flashback 

Comments 

Contributors

Ask MHQ
The Lochnagar Crater

Behind the Lines
Building faux Paris

Experience
A poet at the Point

 

The War List
Men of Letters, Men of War

Weapons Check
Kleinflammenwerfer

Laws of War
Treaty of Portsmouth, 1905

Battle Schemes
Vienna, 1683—Ottomans foiled again

 

CULTURE OF WAR

Museum Watch

Reviews
FDR leads the nation to war; navies launched from both sides of the Atlantic; and Antulio Echevarria reconsiders the American way of war

Artists
Martyrs for God and Spain

Cover caption: T. E. Lawrence’s “people’s war” in Arabia and Orde Wingate’s special operations in Africa and Asia ushered in a new way of war. (Left: William Vandivert/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images; right: James A. Cannavino Library, Archives & Special Collections, Marist College)

 

 

       

 

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