Author: Military History Matters


War Reporters: Ernie Pyle

Dubbed ‘the Soldier’s Friend’, his work had been syndicated across the States, making him a household name. President Harry Truman, on learning of Pyle’s death at the hands of a hidden Japanese machine-gunner, summed it up, saying nobody had ‘so well told the story’.


MHM September Competition

MHM and Star Statues are giving one lucky person the chance to win a free miniature statue of choice from their current collection. Star Statues offers the finest quality miniature and life-size bronze statues of the world’s most extraordinary leaders. Our list includes Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Abraham Lincoln, Leonardo da Vinci, Beethoven, and Nikola […]


Battle Map: Operation Cobra

Operation Cobra was a resounding success for the Allied forces on their path to liberating France in the summer of 1944, and one of the key turning-points in the history of the Second World War. Those days of fast-moving action between 25 and 30 July saw the beginning of the final collapse of the German occupation of France.


The Novgorod: ‘Circular Ironclad’

The Novgorod’s design originated in 1868, when the Scottish shipbuilder John Elder proposed widening the beam of a warship to reduce the area to be protected. This would allow it to carry thicker armour and heavier guns than a conventional ship, and to have a shallower draught.


MHM Book of the Year 2019 – Winners Announced

The ballots have been cast, the votes have been counted, and we are delighted to announce the winners of the MHM Book Awards 2019. We carefully curated a list of 2018’s best military-history titles and asked you, our readers, to vote for your favourite. Our selection included some of the best researched, most insightful, and most readable titles reviewed and featured in the magazine over the last year.


[Competition Closed] MHM January Quiz – win a model B-24 Liberator

One lucky winner will receive a model B-24 Liberator, courtesy of Corgi. Often unfairly overshadowed by both the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the later B-29 Superfortress, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator was the third of America’s heavy bombers used during WWII, and has the distinction of being the most heavily produced four-engined bomber in aviation history. This 1:72 scale die-cast model aircraft is a based […]


[Competition Closed] MHM June Quiz – win a copy of Sudden Strike 4: European battlefields edition

Three lucky winners have the chance to win a copy of Sudden Strike 4: European battlefields edition. The heavyweight World War II real-time strategy game has finally arrived on Xbox One! Sudden Strike 4: European battlefields edition offers fans the ultimate war-game collection, containing the main game Sudden Strike 4, plus add-ons Battle of Kursk, Sudden Strike 4: Road to Dunkirk, and Finland – Winter Storm, as well […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 90 Quiz

This month, two lucky winners have the chance to win a family weekend ticket to the Classic & Sports Car Show in association with Flywheel.

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