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Military History Reader Poll – May 2015

The Allied intervention in Russia precipitated the Cold War, while the Falklands War brought down an Argentine junta. Can you name other conflicts with unintended...
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First Shots of the Cold War

In 1918 Woodrow Wilson committed to an Allied intervention in a reeling Russia and stumbled into a brewing Cold War
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Book Review: Judy, by Damien Lewis

Judy, by Damien Lewis, relates the surprising story of a pointer that served as a mascot on the Royal Navy gunboats Gnat and Grasshopper during World War II in the Far East.
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May 2015 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the May 2015 issue of Military History sound off about Cold War Europe, lessons from Operations Desert Storm, the Celtic-Roman cultural and military clash, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, King Philip's War and ongoing tensions in the Middle East between Muslims and Judeo-Christians.
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Stagecoach Attacks—Roll ’em

Think all those action-packed film scenes of Indian warriors chasing the lone stage were pure Hollywood hokum? Well, think again, as such attacks did happen in the real West
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Wild West – April 2015 – Letters From Readers

In the April issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Fort Smith (Ark.) hangman George Maledon, a revised version of a past article, a discredited photo of Victorio, Bitterroot Valley chinooks and Paris, Texas