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  • MHQ Magazine

    Classic Dispatches | Torpedoed!

    In 1915 Egan made headlines all over the world when she survived a deadly submarine attack on the British passenger ship Barulos. She wrote about the experience for the Saturday Evening Post, from which this account is excerpted...

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    A Short History of United Nations Peacekeeping

    For more than four decades, the Blue Helmets have carved out an impressive, and often overlooked, role for themselves monitoring cease-fire agreements, disarming rebel groups, and preserving law and order in troubled lands. The decrepit...

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    Greco-Turkish War, 1919-22

    The bitter struggle that created modern Greece and Turkey. Since the fall of Constantinople to Ottoman Turks in 1453, the dream of Greeks had been to recover all Greek inhabited lands held by the Turks – European Greece, the Aegean...

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    Wargame Reviews-Armchair General March 2014

    Scourge of War: Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection Scourge of War: Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection Civil War games into one bundles several comprehensive package. Players can fight engagements from Gettysburg, Antietam,...

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    Battle of Himera, 480 B.C.

    Greeks defeated the Carthaginian invasion of Sicily. Xerxes, “king of kings,” ruler of the vast Persian Empire, prepared well for his revenge against the Greeks. Not only did he amass the largest army the world had ever seen with the...

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    Ancient Rivalry, Modern Clash

    With the Ottoman Empire in ruins, Greek and Turkish nationalists wage an epic fight for Asia Minor. Greek culture once dominated the Middle East. As early as the ninth century BC, Greeks established settlements and trading posts along the...

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    Postwar Agony in Greece

    After German occupation, civil wars among communists, collaborators, monarchists, rebels, ex-partisans, and death squads all but destroyed Greece...

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    Cold War in Corfu

    Was a British Royal Navy flotilla making an ‘innocent passage’ or provoking a paranoid Albanian dictator in late October 1946. The waters of the world are perhaps its greatest museum, their depths concealing drowned cities, submerged...

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    Greek Tragedy: Civil War During World War II

    In 1944, though their country lay shattered after years of Axis occupation, Greek partisan forces engaged in a bitter civil war with far-reaching consequences. On a Friday in mid-September 1944, after a fierce three-day battle outside the...

  • World War II Magazine

    Time Travel: Back to the Battle for Crete

    Looking back 75 years to the fierce Battle of Crete ...

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    Tears of Chios

    The slaughter of civilians on this Aegean island finally prompted Europe to help Greece throw off four centuries of Ottoman rule. In 1823, shortly before his death in Greece and after having spent much of his fortune to help finance the...