Published: April 30, 2015 at 10:27 pm
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.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 10:01 pm
The Battle of Edgehill began the hands-on education of Oliver Cromwell. What other noted military commanders learned mainly from experience rather than prior training?…
Published: April 30, 2015 at 8:52 pm
General James Mattis insists that a rigorous study of military history and shared knowledge from combat are equally essential elements of military training.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 8:08 pm
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.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 4:44 pm
Pierre Briant reads between the lines of ancient Greco-Roman sources to reconstruct a narrative of Darius III, the oft-overshadowed king of Persia during the reign of Alexander the Great.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 4:32 pm
Charles Stephenson's book A Box of Sand looks at the relatively overlooked 1911 Italo-Turkish War, its implications for the then-brewing global war and its present-day reverberations.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 4:23 pm
French army historian and former engineer André Bourachot assesses the World War I performance of Joseph Joffre, chief of the French General Staff.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 3:59 pm
In Secret Warriors, author Taylor Downing relates the military advances that originated out of Britain during World War I.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 3:31 pm
Over the past century filmmakers have sought to capture the horror, heroism and dark humor of that first global war
Published: April 30, 2015 at 2:20 pm
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.
Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:21 pm
Nations that revel in the conduct of war for its own sake seldom survive.
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:50 am
Editor Mike Robbins introduces MHQ's new Classic Dispatches department
Published: February 25, 2015 at 6:18 pm
The May 2015 issue of Military History features articles about the climactic battle of the 1982 Falklands War, the 1918 Allied Intervention in Russia, Napoléon's beloved Marshal Michel Ney, model turned combat photographer Lee Miller, the German superguns that targeted Paris in 1918, and Hermann Ehrhardt, the German Freikorps leader who defied both Nazis and communists in the wake of World War I.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 6:05 pm
The Allied intervention in Russia precipitated the Cold War, while the Falklands War brought down an Argentine junta. Can you name other conflicts with unintended consequences?…
Published: February 25, 2015 at 4:51 pm
The versatile British FV101 Scorpion tracked reconnaissance vehicle and its variants have been in use on battlefields worldwide since 1972.
Published: February 25, 2015 at 4:13 pm
As the sesquicentennial of the Civil War draws to a close, historian James McPherson urges Americans to retain the lessons from that nation-shaping conflict.