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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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Jihad: War to the Knife

From its origin as an Islamic political and religious tool, jihad has morphed into all-out war against non-Muslims
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July 2014 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the July 2014 issue of Military History sound off about the "Mighty Eighth" Air Force, some of history's worst weapons, Saxon rebel Hereward the Wake, the location of Wales on a map of Europe and Irish rebel Michael Collins.
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January 2014 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the January 2014 issue of Military History sound off about W. Eugene Smith's iconic 1944 image of a U.S. Marine on Saipan, reasons for the fall of Rome, and the 1940 sinking of RMS Lancastria, Britain's worst maritime disaster.
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November 2013 – Letters From Readers

Readers' letters in the November 2013 issue of Military History sound off about the fall of Rome, the 1983 invasion of Grenada, wartime newspaper headlines, the rules of war and the 1950 Battle of the Chosin Reservoir.
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Why Rome Fell

The vast empire that reigned supreme for more than two millennia crumbled in just a few short centuries
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Book Review: Invisible Armies, by Max Boot

Invisible Armies, by author-historian Max Boot, is an authoritative and superbly written examination of the evolution of guerrilla warfare and its close cousin, terrorism.
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MHQ Reviews: Anthony Everitt’s Rise of Rome

Around 390 BC, Gauls invaded Italy for the first time and sacked a Rome weakened by previous wars. In his new book The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World’s Greatest Empire (Random House), Anthony...