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  • World War II Magazine

    Fire for Effect: A Man of No Seasons-Walther von Seydlitz

    Wehrmacht leader Walther von Seydlitz marched to the beat of his own drum—a trait that, oddly enough, would earn him no friends....

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Today- April 2011

    Russia Finally Condemns Stalin In a major break with precedent, the Russian parliament officially condemned Joseph Stalin for the first time ever this fall for his role in the Katyn Forest massacre during World War II, setting the stage...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Letters from Readers- June 2011

    Fuze Fans I must note an inaccurate spelling in the article “Bombs Away” (January/February) when describing German bomb fuzes. The author uses a spelling of “fuse,” which is incorrect. A fuse is a cord of readily combustible...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Battle for Baikal

    In 1918 the Czecho-Slovak Legion found itself fighting the Red Army in Siberia for control of the world’s deepest lake.   ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR YET LITTLE-KNOWN stories of World War I and the Russian Revolution is the...

  • American History Magazine

    Encounter: Churchill and Stalin Charm Truman

    “I am getting ready see Stalin and Churchill,” Harry Truman wrote in a to go letter to his mother in July 1945. “I have to take my tuxedo, tails, Negro preacher coat, high hat, low hat and hard hat….Wish I didn’t have to go.”...

  • HistoryNet

    The Devil’s Agreement

    Through the 1939 Nazi-Soviet Pact, cynical dictators paved the way for World War II in Europe. In Moscow’s Kremlin late on Au- gust 23, 1939, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin stood in the background beaming proudly as his foreign...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Battle for Baikal

    In 1918 the Czecho-Slovak Legion found itself fighting the Red Army in Siberia for control of the world’s deepest lake.   ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR YET LITTLE-KNOWN STORIES of World War I and the Russian Revolution is the...