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  • Aviation History Magazine

    Top Gun From Down Under

    Flying mainly over North Africa and in defense of his home island, Australian ace of aces Clive Caldwell shot down a mixed bag of Axis airmen, including Germans, Italians and Japanese. As with other members of the Commonwealth, Australia...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Book Review: Rommel’s Desert War

    Rommel’s Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, 1941–1943 By Martin Kitchen. 616 pp. Cambridge University Press, 2009. $38. Arguably the most provocative reassessment of this theater in many a year, this challenging, rich,...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Artists | Threads of History

    A Portuguese king sought to glorify his military exploits through the art of tapestry ...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Through a Lens Darkly

    A photographer in North Africa found that survival mattered more than great images. On November 10, 1941, 36-year-old Croswell Bowen boarded a ship headed for war. Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entry into World War II were still weeks away,...