Author: Hazel Blair

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[Competition Closed] MHM 77 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture and leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published in the next issue of Military History Monthly!

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Blitzed: drugs in Nazi Germany

Hitler almost died of a cocaine overdose, and the Wehrmacht’s blitzkrieg was powered by methamphetamine. These are just two of the areas of investigation in Blitzed, Norman Ohler’s study of the massive pharmacological intake at all levels of the Nazi war-machine. Ohler begins by detailing the widespread availability of cocaine and morphine in early 20th-century […]

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Shifting Sands: Lawrence of Arabia and the Great Arab Revolt

Shifting Sands is an exhibition about T E Lawrence, probably known to most of us as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. The title inevitably conjures up pictures of desert sands whipped up into fierce sandstorms by violent winds. There is, however, a subtler subtext, linked to Lawrence’s mindset, to the shifting sands of his personality. Both of […]

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[Competition closed] MHM 76 Caption Competition

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MHM 76 – January 2017

The January 2017 issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue we cover: Cannon and Cutlass: how the British way of war created an 18th-century empire This month, we consider the development of a distinctive British way of war in the 18th century. David Greentree analyses Britain’s mid-century […]

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Mussolini’s secret time-capsule

Classics scholars Hans Lemers and Bettina Reitz-Joosse have produced an critical edition and translation of a forgotten Latin text that reveals the ideological intricacies of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini’s Fascism. The text is the Codex Fori Mussolini (or the Mussolini Forums Codex), and it lies beneath the Mussolini obelisk in Rome – a stone column […]

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The early life of Mao

Mao Zedong was born on 26 December 1893 into relative prosperity in a village in Hunan province. His father, a poor peasant and former soldier, had risen to the level of grain merchant and owned two and a half acres of land. The young Mao disliked his bullying father, later remarking that acting meekly did […]

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MHM 75 – December 2016

The December issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue we cover:  Mao’s Red Army Tom Farrell charts the origins, history, and final victory of the Chinese Communists, and, using Mao’s own words, we summarise the strategy and tactics of the Chinese insurgency in the 1930s and ’40s. […]

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[Competition closed] MHM 75 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture and leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published in the next issue of Military History Monthly!

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