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  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Review: Nanking

    Nanking Director: Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman  Time: 89 minutes. Color/B&W.  Think of this flick as a documentary variation on Schindler’s List set in 1937 China. Directed by the pair who helmed Twin Towers, the...

  • Wild West Magazine

    Wild West Book Review: Massacre at Bear River

    Massacre at Bear River: First, Worst, Forgotten by Rod Miller, Caxton Press, Caldwell, Idaho, 2008, $18.95. On January 29, 1863, near present-day Preston, Idaho, an Army detail led by Patrick Edward Connor attacked a Shoshone Indian...

  • Military History Magazine

    Dirty Deeds on D-Day

    Canadian soldiers landing in Normandy almost certainly anticipated death—but not murder at the hands of their captors...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Artists | Eyewitness to Horror

    Published 35 years after his death, Goya’s The Disasters of War has etched the cruel suffering of war into our collective memory....

  • Wild West Magazine

    Massacre at Dawn in Arizona Territory

    Tohono O’odham Indians spearheaded an attack against sleeping Apaches in 1871, but Mexican and white residents of Tucson were behind the notorious Camp Grant Massacre. By 1871 citizens in Tucson, then capital of Arizona Territory, had...

  • Military History Magazine

    ‘Nor Prayers for Mercy’

    Januarius MacGahan’s dispatches from the 1876 April Uprising in Bulgaria horrified Europe with reports of an Ottoman massacre of Orthodox Christians in Batak. Homicide on a grand scale used to be termed a “massacre,” and some still...

  • Military History Magazine

    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...