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  • MHQ Magazine

    War Stories | Swing Shift

    On June 23, 1942, Captain Robert Tyre Jones Jr. reported for duty at Mitchel Field in Long Island, New York, to Brigadier General John K. Cannon...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Aviation History Briefing- September 2009

    Scrapyard Spitfire There are more Spitfires flying today than have been airworthy since the early 1950s: at least 50, some sources say, with as many as 150 more in various stages of rebuilding and modification all over the world. Though...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Poetry | AWOL

    Eugene J. McCarthy was born in Watkins, Minnesota, in 1916. He became an economics professor after earning a graduate degree from the University of Minnesota, but during World War II he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a code...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Remembering Ted Sampley

    No Truer Friend or Tougher Foe. Ted Sampley, a founder of Rolling Thunder, a decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Green Beret who was best known as an unyielding activist for American prisoners of war and missing servicemen, died in...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    A Rolling Thunder Welcome

    At 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2009, a shadow loomed out of the east-southeast. The altitude was 1,000 feet and it was big—very, very, very BIG! Her air brakes were on, she seemed to float across the sky, and she was ominously silent....

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Valor | Jimmie Howard

    Marine led the Corps’ most decorated platoon...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Letters from Readers- April 2010

    The Next Great Mission I was compelled to comment on Rick Atkinson’s article in the November 2009 issue (“What is Lost?”). We are losing veterans daily and many of their stories go untold. My father was in the army, 28th Infantry...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Books in Brief | The Nightmare of the Mekong

    The Nightmare of the Mekong: A True History of Love, Family and the War in Vietnam, Terry M. Sater, $22 In a gritty personal account written by author Terry M. Sater, a sailor who manned automatic weapons during the Vietnam War, The...