Book Review: Bannockburn

Angus Konstam reviews the seminal battle in the Scottish wars for independence and its impact on the national psyche
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November 2015 Readers’ Letters

Readers' letters in the November 2015 issue of Military History sound off about the concept of military honor and Imperial German General Paul Von Lettow-Vorbeck
Kerby, operations director of the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory, has piloted Pisces submersibles to historic finds.

HURL Director Terry Kerby

Director of operations for the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL), Kerby is committed to tracking down the wrecks of historic ships, submarines, aircraft and other relics in the Pacific
Larry Ball dug deep into archives and the existing literature to separate the truth from the myth about controversial frontier scout and Wyoming cattle detective Tom Horn.

Author Larry Ball

Larry Ball seeks the elusive truth about Tom Horn, the frontier packer/scout, sometime Pinkerton detective and infamous Wyoming stock detective
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Letter From Wild West – October 2015

Geronimo the Apache Gunfighter? In two famous images of Geronimo he holds a gun. Think A. Frank Randall’s 1884 photo of the legendary Chiricahua Apache kneeling with Springfield carbine in hand at the...
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Join in this open, multi-faceted forum, sponsored by Military History magazine, to discuss the contention Spanish Civil War, 1936-39.
Over his 41-year Marine Corps career General James Mattis honored his obligation to share lessons learned from combat and his own rigorous study of military history. (DoD Photo)

Marine Corps General James Mattis

Mattis insists that a rigorous study of military history and shared knowledge from combat are equally essential elements of military training
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July 2015 Readers’ Letters

Readers' letters in the July 2015 issue of Military History sound off about the 1918–20 Allied intervention in Russia and the 1982 Falklands War

May 8, 1945: Victory in Europe

Seventy years ago, the Allies celebrated V-E Day, closing the Western theater of World War II. Here in their own words, two Americans take stock of what happened
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Wild West Discussion – June 2015

In the Southwest the U.S. Army used Apache scouts to hunt Navajos and other Apaches. To the north the Army used a handful of Lakota scouts, as well as scouts from various friendly tribes—Crow, Pawnee,...
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June 2015 Readers’ Letters

In the June issue of Wild West readers share dispatches about the Marias (aka Baker) Massacre (in present-day Montana) and the later clashes on the Little Bighorn River and near Wounded Knee Creek (in present-day South Dakota)