Published: February 27, 2014 at 2:51 pm
The May 2014 issue of Military History features stories about 10 of history's worst weapons, Saxon noble Hereward the Wake's 1071 stand against William the Conqueror and the Normans, the 1946 Cold War naval clash between Britain and Albania, long-term consequences of the short-lived 1857 Indian Rebellion, World War II American soldier-painter Rudolph Von Ripper, and Margaret Bourke-White's stunning images of the Eighth Air Force at war.
Published: February 27, 2014 at 1:54 pm
The eyewitness accounts and images from wars past offer insight into the the hows and whys of human conflict.
Published: February 27, 2014 at 12:47 pm
War and Healing
[Re. "War and Healing," by Dr. Gerry Greenstone, March:] I have always thought Captain James Lind introduced limes as the initial successful therapy for scurvy, and that is why the British have long been called "limeys." Oranges …
Published: February 27, 2014 at 10:56 am
Designed by Americans and introduced by the British, the Lewis proved the most reliable and versatile Allied light machine gun of World War I.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 5:01 pm
Patrick Hallinan, executive director of Arlington National Cemetery, discusses the sesquicentennial of America's most hallowed ground and plans for its future.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 3:39 pm
From exploding bats to the Great Panjandrum, here’s our rundown of some
of combat’s kookiest contraptions
Published: February 26, 2014 at 3:23 pm
Do the bat bomb and Great Panjandrum make your Top 10 list of history's worst weapons? Do you have other contemptible clunkers in mind? Scroll down to comment.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 2:10 pm
Ed Offley reveals the German U-boat campaign along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and its steep costs for the Allies in the early months of World War II.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 1:59 pm
Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer recall the 1967 capture and execution of infamous Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara and suggest parallels to the 2011 killing of Osama Bin Laden.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 1:44 pm
Edited by Rolf Michaelis, this memoir paints a chilling picture of the World War II German paramilitary unit SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger.
Published: February 26, 2014 at 1:28 pm
Robert MacPherson further reveals the World War II contributions of the Navajo code talkers in this profile of Samuel Holiday.
Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:15 pm
MHQ editors recommend recent and upcoming publications
Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:13 pm
Napoleon in Power, China in World War II, an interview with Rick Atkinson, and more
Published: January 31, 2014 at 2:34 pm
U.S. Army Private Eddie Matthews' preserved letters, edited by former National Park Service historian Doug McChristian, offer both a glimpse into frontier life for a 19th-century soldier and a perspective on the era of westward expansion.
Published: January 03, 2014 at 2:43 pm
Exploring the legacy of the Doolittle Raiders and contributing editor C.V. Glines's personal observations of their importance.
Published: December 27, 2013 at 7:44 pm
The March 2014 issue of Military History features stories about controversial Irish freedom fighter Michael Collins, the seesaw 1814 siege of Fort Erie, medical pioneers of military history, painter Eugene Delacroix's images of war, embattled Istanbul, and the 1260 Battle of Ayn Jalut, at which the Mongols finally met their match.