Messerschmitt Bf 109D-1

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 arrived in time to change the course of the air war during the Spanish Civil War
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July 2015 • Table of Contents

The July 2015 issue of Military History features articles about the 1945 Russian invasion of Manchuria and contested islands to the north of Japan, the opening battle of the English Civil War at Edgehill in 1642, the 1945 execution of journalist Joe Morton at German hands, the March 1836 Mexican massacre of surrendered Texians at Goliad, a portfolio of images from war's end in 1945, and a review of films about World War I

Interview With General James Mattis

Mattis insists that a rigorous study of military history and shared knowledge from combat are equally essential elements of military training

Type 95 Ha-Go Light Tank

The Japanese Ha-Go held its own early in World War II, though by war's end it would yield the field to stouter Allied tanks.