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’.
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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 […]
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’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.
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 February Quiz – win a copy of Napoleon’s Military Machine Operations Manual
This issue, we’re giving away three copies of Napoleon’s Military Machine Operations Manual. 250 years since the birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, a new manual from Haynes celebrates his Grande Armée, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest fighting forces ever deployed. Napoleon’s Military Machine Operations Manual looks at the success of Napoleon’s army and […]
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 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 the course of the Hundred Years War. The capture of King Jean brought France to the […]
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 […]
This month, two lucky winners have the chance to win a family weekend ticket to the Classic & Sports Car Show in association with Flywheel.