Author: Hazel Blair

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MHM 68 – May 2016

The May 2016 issue of Military History Monthly, the leading British military history magazine, is on sale now. IN THIS ISSUE WE COVER: The Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876 It is 140 years since Native Americans won their greatest victory over United States forces on 25 June 1876. This month, Fred Chiaventone reassesses this most […]

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MHM 68 Caption Competition [Competition Closed]

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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[Competition Closed] MHM Quiz: Win tickets to the American Air Museum

This month, one lucky reader has the chance to win a pair of tickets to IWM Duxford, including the newly transformed American Air Museum. Home to 850 objects, the newly transformed American Air Museum at IWM Duxford explores the story of Anglo-American military collaboration in the 20th and 21st centuries. It focuses on the key role played by American air power in conflicts from 1918 […]

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Renaissance galleys

The galleys were the most effective vessel in Mediterranean naval warfare during the 16th century. This was the Indian summer of an ancient warship that gave primacy to oars over sails and, in a Renaissance context, a level cannon-bearing platform over a rounded keel – thus, in effect, turning sea battles into land battles. The […]

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The Ethics of Battlefield Archaeology

A controversial amateur archaeology programme has aired on Channel 5, despite widespread condemnation from archaeologists, academics, and heritage professionals across the UK and abroad. Battlefield Recovery, produced by London-based ClearStory Ltd, features four self-styled ‘diggers’: British metal-detectorists Steven Taylor, Kris Rodgers, and Adrian Kostromski, and American dealer in Nazi memorabilia Craig Gottlieb. The series is a repackaged version of Nazi War Diggers, which the National Geographic Channel planned […]

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MHM 67 – April 2016

The April issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue we cover: The Irish War of Independence This month, Chris Bambery analyses the Easter Rising of 1916, while Neil Faulkner looks at the character of the subsequent War of Independence with a general article on Michael Collins’ strategy, and a detailed piece on the […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 67 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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Nick Danziger: Eleven Women Facing War

This is the first UK showing of Nick Danziger’s Eleven Women Facing War, a powerful exhibition about gender and conflict in the 21st century. On display at IWM London, Danziger’s photographs capture the agonies and ambitions of eleven women living in modern-day conflict zones. Having been commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross […]

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MHM 66 – March 2016

The March issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is on sale today. In this issue we cover: Alfred the Great and the Vikings This month Jeffrey James reviews Alfred’s war of resistance to the Vikings, and Martin Whittock analyses the strengths and weaknesses of his opponents. Includes: – Background – Alfred – The […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM Quiz: win tickets to HMS Belfast

This month, one lucky reader has the chance to win a pair of adult tickets to HMS Belfast. HMS Belfast is the most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship, with a history that extends to the Cold War, Korea, and beyond. Opened to the public in 1971, she became part of the Imperial War Museum in […]

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