Published: November 12, 2013 at 7:06 pm
Recommended reading from the editors of MHQ
Published: November 12, 2013 at 7:01 pm
Handsome photography, fun facts, and compelling stories for the military history fans on your list
Published: November 12, 2013 at 6:58 pm
World War I’s massive transport of men and materiel turned the ocean into a highway
Published: November 11, 2013 at 4:21 pm
1½ Oclock. P.M. July 2 1862
My dear Margaret
I have been in great anxiety all day about Mr[.] Finley, fearing to hear from the Regt[.], learning as I did that he was in the bloody engagement last night …
Published: November 04, 2013 at 1:55 pm
Three National Guardsmen on a morning sightseeing flight were among the first casualties on December 7, 1941.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 5:32 pm
The January 2014 issue of Military History features stories about the failed 1979-89 Soviet war in Afghanistan, the true cost of war to victors, Ben Franklin's Tory bastard son William, the history of war-torn Alexandria (Egypt), combat photographer Robert Capa, and the bold 1917 charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba (in present-day Israel).
Published: October 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm
In 1917 Australian horsemen made one of the last—and most successful—cavalry charges of World War I
Published: October 30, 2013 at 3:21 pm
Victory in battle is one thing, but can there be clear-cut victory in the shadowy, ongoing war on terror?
Published: October 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm
As director of the Center of Military History, Robert J. Dalessandro is responsible for preserving and relating the peacetime and wartime history of the U.S. Army, a job the retired colonel takes very seriously.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 11:43 am
Readers' letters in the January 2014 issue of Military History sound off about W. Eugene Smith's iconic 1944 image of a U.S. Marine on Saipan, reasons for the fall of Rome, and the 1940 sinking of RMS Lancastria, Britain's worst maritime disaster.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 10:55 am
Paul Kennedy's book Engineers of Victory looks at the critical contribution engineering and multidisciplinary coordination made toward Allied victory in World War II.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 10:40 am
In Wrong Turn professor and U.S. Army Colonel Gian Gentile argues that counterinsurgency warfare remains ineffective as a dominant strategy.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 10:21 am
In Going for Broke author James McCaffrey presents the full World War II history of the highly decorated, largely Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
Published: October 30, 2013 at 10:10 am
In this latest iteration of History: Legends of War you assume the role of General George S. Patton in the European theater of World War II.
Published: October 01, 2013 at 12:25 pm
William S. Kiser examines the flawed policies of the U.S. military in its efforts to maintain peace between the Apache people and settlers in the mid-19th century.
Published: September 08, 2013 at 6:20 pm
The November 2013 issue of Military History features stories about combat photographer W. Eugene Smith, the 1914 assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Napoleon's ill-fated 1812 invasion of Russia, the military history of Paris, Queen Elizabeth's English Sea Dog privateers and Philippine adventurer Captain Cary Crockett (yes, that Crockett family).