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MHQ Table of Contents, Winter 2015

11/10/2014 • MHQ, MHQ Table of Contents

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The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Winter 2015, Volume 27, Number 2

FEATURES


Tanks That Mattered
by Robert M. Citino
For the past century, in single combat and in wars, these landmark tanks have been arbiters of victory and defeat

Jefferson Davis
by James M. McPherson
During his presidency, Davis spent most of his waking hours directing the Confederate war effort

Murmansk or Die
by David Sears
Blasting winds, vicious cold, driving sleet, treacherous ice, and relentless German attacks made the Arctic supply run
to Soviet Russia the worst sea journey in the world

[PORTFOLIO]
Ode to the Objects of the Great War
by K. M. Kostyal
A collection of artifacts freighted with the personal and historical implications of World War I

When Did Warfare Begin?
by Wayne E. Lee
Archaeology, evolution, and the evidence of early human conflict

Hope Is Not a Strategy
by David T. Zabecki
The promise and failure of Germany’s last best shot at victory in 1918: Operation Hagen

Arming the Revolution
by Ron Soodalter
Where did the Continental Army get its cannons?

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY BONUS SPECIAL
Light Conversation
by Steven Trent Smith
After the telegraph and before the radio, the heliograph provided long-distance wireless communication

Extra Round

DEPARTMENTS  AT THE FRONT
Letter From MHQ

Flashback

Comments

Contributors

Ask MHQ
Revolutionary War burials

Behind the Lines
The Durham boat

Experience
Churchill in the Sudan

 

The War List
Assassinated battle leaders

Weapons Check
WWII code wars

Laws of War
Uniting a fractious Greece

Battle Schemes
Bomb damage in Coventry

 

CULTURE OF WAR

Museum Watch

Reviews
Breaking and making international law; a new biography of Napoleon; love and death in the Spanish Civil War; and China’s turning point—1945

Artists
Pocock at the “Glorious First of June”

Cover caption: Skeletal remains of early humans found in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East indicate that group violence—­even protowar—has a long, long history (see “When Did Warfare Begin?”). (© Trustees of The British Museum)

 

 

 

 

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