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Rethinking Rommel
By David T. Zabecki
A superior tactical commander, perhaps, but did he measure up in the strategic realm of warfare?

Death of a Nation
By Jorge E. Taracido
Paraguay barely survived its 19th-century war against a Triple Alliance of neighbors

Fighting Words
By Warren Bernard
Jean Cocteau’s wartime journal Le Mot took aim at the brewing war in Europe in 1914–15

A Fool’s Errand
By Michael G. Laramie
In 1760 French Maj. Gen. François-Gaston de Lévis set out to retake Quebec

Into the Hornet’s Nest
By Jack Woodville London
American doughboys faced a gantlet of German fire during the 1918 Meuse-Argonne Offensive

Slaughter at Pinkie Cleugh
By Chuck Lyons
English Lord Protector Edward Seymour schooled the Scots in warfare at this 1547 clash

On the Cover: Erwin Rommel built a reputation as a formidable Worl War II German field marshal, but was it deserved? Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1977-018-13A, Photo: Otto

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