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WWI: Pershing on the Western Front

WWI: Pershing on the Western Front

No general in American history held the kind of absolute power General Pershing wielded. With complete backing from President Woodrow Wilson and Secretary of War Newton D Baker, Pershing could shape the American Expeditionary Force, due to deploy on the Western Front of the First World War, as he saw fit. But how successful was his military strategy?

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MHM 95 Caption Competition

MHM 95 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this photograph from our feature on John Brown and the theory of slave revolt, published in this month's issue of Military History Monthly. Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be ...
WWI: Pershing on the Western Front

WWI: Pershing on the Western Front

No general in American history held the kind of absolute power General Pershing wielded. With complete backing from President Woodrow Wilson and Secretary of War Newton D Baker, Pershing could shape the American Expeditionary Force, due to deploy on the ...
MHM August 2018

MHM August 2018

The August issue of MHM, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: Pershing and the Americans on the Western Front This issue, our special ...
MHM August Quiz - win one of three copies of The Black Prince and the Capture of the King: Poitiers, 1356

MHM August Quiz – win one of three copies of The Black Prince and the Capture of the King: Poitiers, 1356

Three lucky winners will receive a copy of The Black Prince and the Capture of the King: Poitiers, 1356. The Battle of Poitiers in 1356 is much less famous than Agincourt, but it was no less dramatic, and just as important in terms of ...
Marlborough and Eugene

Marlborough and Eugene

The late Richard Holmes considered Marlborough to be Britain’s greatest general. He was probably right. But, like many great commanders, Marlborough was paired with a man of comparable calibre: Prince Eugene of Savoy. So outstanding were Eugene’s talents that Napoleon listed him among history’s top seven generals. Together, ...

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