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MHQ Reviews: Colin Woodard's American Nations

Published: November 08, 2011 at 2:52 pm
An excerpt from a new book about the clashing "nations" within America.

What If the Allies Had Invaded France in 1943?

Mark Grimsley | Published: October 05, 2011 at 8:30 am
The victory might not have been as sweet as the actual 1944 invasion.

'Prohibition' - A Review of Ken Burns' New PBS Documentary

Jay Wertz | Published: September 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns explores the Prohibition years in a new PBS special that begins Sunday.

Lone Star Nation

Gregory Curtis | Published: July 22, 2011 at 11:49 am
Texas has been a state since 1845. So why do Texans still believe they live in a separate country?

The Ultimate Political Action Committee

Ron Soodalter | Published: July 20, 2011 at 10:14 am
A congressional war panel proves too many cooks can poison the pot By any standard, Ball's Bluff was a fiasco. What began as a raid in October 1861 escalated into an unintended battle for Leesburg, Va. The Yankees so badly …

How did Woodrow Wilson become America's most hated president?

Paula Span | Published: June 09, 2011 at 12:33 pm
Modern-day conservatives claim Woodrow Wilson wrecked the American century.

Lisbon: Harbor of Hope and Intrigue

Gene Santoro | Published: June 02, 2011 at 12:55 pm
Visit the gathering grounds of Europe's spies and refugees.

Brothers, Rivals, Victors Traces the Tangled Lives of Europe's Liberators

Alex Kershaw | Published: June 02, 2011 at 12:55 pm
Brothers, Rivals, Victors By Jonathan W. Jordan. 672 pp. NAL Hardcover, 2011. $28.95. Two factors mattered most in determining victory in Europe in World War II: the will to win, and the amount of materiel available to the warring …

What If the Dieppe Raid Had Succeeded?

Mark Grimsley | Published: June 02, 2011 at 12:54 pm
Was the invasion really “an indispensable preliminary to full-scale operations,” as Churchill dubbed it?

The Walls Have Ears

Robert M. Citino | Published: April 08, 2011 at 10:05 am
People committed a lot of crimes in World War II. Some were huge, earth-shattering, and we are still living with the consequences. Atrocity. Murder. Mass murder. Others were…smaller. Consider, if you will, the "crime" of eavesdropping. There may indeed have …

The Death of the Kursk Offensive: Sympathy for the Devil

Robert M. Citino | Published: March 31, 2011 at 10:07 am
What killed Operation Citadel? A lot of things.

What If America's "Arsenal of Democracy" Had Failed to Materialize?

Mark Grimsley | Published: March 30, 2011 at 10:54 am
No number of errors in mobilization could have throttled the increase in U.S. production, but serious blunders were still possible.

Smith vs. Smith

Sharon Tosi Lacey | Published: March 30, 2011 at 10:51 am
When a Marine general fired an Army general on Saipan, all hell broke loose

Triumph at Kasserine Pass

Stephen Budiansky | Published: March 30, 2011 at 10:51 am
How the U.S. Army wrung victory from one of their worst defeats

Rumsfeld's Challenge to Johnson on the Vietnam War

Vietnam magazine | Published: March 29, 2011 at 5:57 pm
After a briefing with LBJ on Vietnam in 1966, Rep. Rumsfeld wrote that the president was “up and down like a yo-yo”

Where is General George Meade

Tom Huntington | Published: March 29, 2011 at 1:46 pm
How Union General George G. Meade became the Rodney Dangerfield of the Civil War
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