National D-Day Memorial director April Cheek-Messier discusses the memorial and its unique relationship to neighboring Bedford, Va.
British Special Operations Executive veteran Leigh Fermor issues his long-awaited firsthand account of the 1944 kidnapping of the commanding German general from Crete.
Historian Reinhold Busch takes a disquieting look behind German lines during the brutal 1942-43 fight for Stalingrad.
Japanese nonprofit Kuentai's mission is to locate and repatriate remains of WWII Japanese soldiers. When they found American remains Kuentai-USA was established.
For nearly 70 years the Eisenhower Foundation has been working to preserve the legacy of and the values exemplified by General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Blasting winds, vicious cold, driving sleet, treacherous ice, and relentless German attacks made the Arctic supply run to Soviet Russia the worst sea journey in the world
Nation to Nation Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, edited by Suzan Shown Harjo (Smithsonian Books, $40). The scholars and activists who contributed to this volume consider the...
China 1945 Mao’s Revolution and America’s Fateful Choice By Richard Bernstein. 464 pages. Knopf, 2014. $30. Reviewed by David Silbey There is a fad now among authors covering a single...
Readers' letters in the January 2015 issue of Military History sound off about American preparedness in the early months of the Korean War and the Lend-Lease program during World War II.
An interview with Rachel Yarnell Thompson, Special Projects Director of The George C. Marshall International Center and author of "Marshall—A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War."
An aristocratic title couldn’t keep the venturesome Earl of Suffolk from life on the razor’s edge in wartime Europe
The American Battle Monuments Commission - ABMC - establishes and maintains permanent burial grounds on foreign soil for the United States' war dead. An interview.
Readers respond to MHQ Summer 2014
List of services to the public provided by the American Battle Monuments Commission to relatives of those interred in or memorialized at ABMC cemeteries and memorials.
The Congressional Gold Medal has been approved for members of the Civil Air Patrol or CAP who served during WWII and to the legendary Doolittle Raiders.
In this very personal history Martin Goldsmith retraces the ultimately futile flight of his grandfather, his uncle and their fellow European Jews from the far-reaching grasp of Nazi persecution during the Holocaust.