Table of Contents – May 2008 – World War II

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COVER STORY
Germany’s Greatest General Hermann Balck fought the most brilliant—and probably least known—divisional battle in modern military history
DAVID T. ZABECKI

Fight to the Finish on Leyte
The first battle of the Philippines pitted raw GIs against suicidal Japanese defenders
MAX HASTINGS

WEAPONS MANUAL
Kamikazes, Deconstructed
Behind the suicide attacks was a complex war of nerves, tactics, and technology
MAX GADNEY

Operation Starvation
Mines dropped by LeMay’s B-29s almost brought Japan to her knees
RICHARD P. HALLION

Documenting Resistance
Rare artifacts capture Jewish defiance of the Holocaust

A Daring Rescue Behind the Lines
Operation Halyard spirited hundreds of downed airmen out from Yugoslavia, against almost impossible odds
KEVIN MORROW

DEPARTMENTS  

Mail

World War II Today
Lost P-38 found on beach; heroic pigeons; Yamashita’s gold; Adolf the dog

Interview
By Peter S. Carmichael
Matt Gallman talks about fearless Anna Elizabeth Dixon, crusader for and critic of the Republican Party

Conversation
Pete Hamill on the World War II writings of legendary journalist A. J. Liebling
GENE SANTORO

Challenge
What was this mock-up cow doing on a German airfield?

War Letters
There’s nothing romantic about life in a war zone
ANDREW CARROLL

Time Travel
Shaking the dust from Manzanar’s past
WILLIAM J. COOK

Unknown Soldiers
An undercover anthropologist at war
STEPHEN BUDIANSKY

Reviews
Surviving Stalingrad; the master forger of Berlin; Ted Williams; untold stories of the Tuskegee Airmen

What If…
…the British hadn’t bombed Hamburg?
MARK GRIMSLEY

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One Response

  1. John

    WHAT IF…..
    Germans invade britain and JAPS invade Hawaii!!

    Reply

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