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  • Military History Magazine

    Voice: French Lessons

    When France declined to join the United States and Great Britain in the Iraq War, restaurants began renaming french fries on their menus and the phrase “cheese-eating surrender monkeys” started showing up on Internet blogs. The phrase...

  • Military History Magazine

    Algerian Quagmire

    For eight years French soldiers fought a brutal asymmetric war against insurgents determined to forge their own destiny. In traditionally Roman Catholic countries All Saints’ Day—observed on November 1—is a liturgical festival during...

  • Military History, MH Letters

    November 2016 Readers’ Letters

    Readers sound off about celebrities who served, Algerian War "rat hunts" and the legend of Carthaginian commander Hannibal Barca...