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  • MHQ Magazine

    MHQ Book Review: The Second Battle of the Marne

    The Second Battle of the Marne By Michael S. Neiberg. 217 pp. Indiana University Press, 2008 $27.95 Michael S. Neiberg, a history professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, is emerging as a leading scholar of World War I. Having...

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    1914: Marne in the Balance

    France very nearly failed to repulse Germany’s mammoth initial invasion. But it did, leading to a slaughterous long-term war of attrition. The Battle of the Marne was a close-run thing. It confirmed the elder Helmuth von Moltke’s...

  • Military History Magazine

    Military History Book Review: The Marne, 1914

    The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World by Holger H. Herwig, Random House, New York, 2009, $28 Since its publication in 1935, Sewell Tyng’s The Campaign of the Marne, 1914 has remained the...

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    Churchill’s Improbable Army

    In 1914 Winston Churchill created the Royal Naval Division, whose men would fight as infantry in some of the fiercest battles of World War I...


    Behind the Lines | Antwerp, 1914

    Britain goes to war—but where?   WHOEVER CONTROLLED THE ENGLISH CHANNEL and whoever controlled the Channel threatened the maritime perimeter of the British Isles. That was the center of gravity in the United Kingdom’s national...