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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.
Armed men on a stagecoach engage in a running battle with attacking Indians in Frank C. McCarthy’s “The Run to the Way Station.” Such attacks weren’t just the stuff of Hollywood films and serial fiction. (Painting: © The Greenwich Workshop, Seymour, Conn.; Stagecoach movie poster: Heritage Auctions, Dallas)

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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Author Lynda A. Sánchez

In her latest book New Mexico author Lynda A. Sánchez delves further into the history of the Apache people
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Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington rendered "Border Patrol" en grisaille, a technique that better enabled engravers to faithfully duplicate an artist’s work
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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