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Two Comprehensive Volumes on the Battle of Norway

The German Invasion of Norway April 1940 By Geirr H. Haarr. 474 pp. Naval Institute Press, 2009. $49.95. The Battle for Norway April-June 1940 By Geirr H. Haarr. 458 pp. Naval Institute Press, 2009....
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Letter from MHQ Autumn 2010

The Autumn 2010 issue of MHQ amply illustrates an axiom of war: Risk-taking and innovation can win battles, but derring-do unleavened by reflection can lead to disaster.
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What If Franklin D. Roosevelt Had Disliked Churchill?

The wartime relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill is famous. Some have praised it as “the partnership that saved the west,” and even “a friendship that saved the world.” But what if this relationship had failed to develop?
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The War Over Plunder: Who Owns Art Stolen in War?

Over the past two decades, globalization, changing attitudes, and clearer international laws have emboldened aggrieved nations to demand the return of cultural property seized by enemy forces in the past, but laws alone can’t guarantee their success.
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Ed Lansdale’s Black Warfare in 1950s Vietnam

Edward Lansdale, working undercover as an assistant air attache at Saigon's U.S. Embassy in the mid-1950s, led the CIA's Saigon Military Mission to apply psychological warfare campaigns, such as rumors and black leaflets, against Viet MInh Communists
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Interview with Historian Rick Atkinson

Journalist and historian Rick Atkinson, who covered the Gulf War and Iraq War for The Washington Post, is working on the final volume of his World War II "Liberation Trilogy."
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Ho Chi Minh and the OSS

Ho Chi Minh’s Viet Minh guerrilla fighters, led by future NVA General Vo Nguyen Giap, were allies of the Americans and given training by the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA, in an effort to defeat the Japanese during the waning days of World War II