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    Peleliu: A Second-Generation Perspective

    A son’s journey to the Pacific battlefield at Peleliu helped him better understand his father’s role in one of World War II’s bloodiest encounters....

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    Table of Contents – Winter 2008 – MHQ

    Subscribe to MHQ magazine today! FEATURES Buried at Sea By Ed Offley Did U.S. and Soviet navy officials deep six the real reason the American nuclear attack submarine Scorpion sank with 99 sailors aboard? The Year Air Power Came of Age By...

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    Letter From MHQ – Winter 2008

    A Cold War mystery may have been solved. After reading an advance copy of Ed Offley’s new and intriguing Scorpion Down, a heartbreaking story about the 1968 destruction of a U.S. Navy nuclear attack submarine with the loss of all 99...

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    Table of Contents – Autumn 2007 – MHQ

    Subscribe to MHQ magazine today! FEATURES Achilles: Broze Age Warrior By Barry Straus The hero of Homer’s Iliad may have been a remarkably accurate portrayal of a daring raider in 1200 B.C. The Archangel Michael, Here and Everywhere By...

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    Letter From MHQ – Autumn 2007

    A persistent claim made after the latest American difficulty in the Middle East is that Washington’s leaders are unable to foresee Arab reaction to U.S. policy initiatives. History sometimes tells a different story. Consider what...

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    Table of Contents – Summer 2007 – MHQ

    Subscribe to MHQ magazine today! FEATURES The Warrior Prophet By Richard A. Gabriel If Muhammad had not been an innovative and accomplished military leader, Islam might not have survived the seventh century. Caesar’s Triumph in Gaul By...

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    Table of Contents – MHQ – Spring 2007

    Subscribe to MHQ magazine today! FEATURES WARRIOR MAO by Geoffrey Perret Experience gained fighting the Japanese and Chiang Kai-shek helped a dynamic military leader take on the United States twice, to victory and a draw. BANKROLLING THE...

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    Letter from Winter 2007 MHQ

    For centuries soldiers have used military history to develop a theory of war and principles for planning an armed conflict or campaign. Today’s U.S. Army version of the principles of war has nine tenets with roots in the combat...

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    Rif War

    Winning the Rif War in 1920, Spaniards subdued Muslim revolutionaries, but with unexpected consequences for Spain and Morocco....

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    Marine Veterans Recount Daring Raid on Makin Atoll

    The perilous August 1942 raid on Makin Atoll was primarily to divert Japanese attention away from the main landings at Guadalcanal, but things went badly from the start. Three veterans of the Marine Corps 2nd Raider Battalion share their...