Author: Military History Matters

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[Competition Closed] MHM 19: 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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[Competition Closed] MHM Quiz: Win one of TEN copies of 1911: Revolution

Take the MHM quiz for your chance to win one of ten copies of 1911: Revolution. Celebrate the landmark 100th  film of Jackie Chan’s outstanding career with this new historical action epic, 1911: Revolution. See Chan take on a very different role as Huang Xing, the fearless resistance leader and military genius, who opposed a 20,000-strong Imperial Army during […]

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Military History Monthly – March 2012

The March 2012 issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is on sale today. In the latest issue we cover: The Battle of Maiwand — 27 July 1880 Patrick Mercer analyses what went wrong at Britain’s shocking defeat in Afghanistan in 1880, just a year after the similarly disastrous Battle of Isandlwana. History […]

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MHM INTERVIEWS…Saul David

MHM Editor Neil Faulkner spoke to Saul David about his major new book All the King’s Men: the British soldier from the Restoration to Waterloo.   You don’t have a military background, but you’ve always been a military historian. How did you get into it? I did in fact mull over joining the Army when […]

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Back to the Drawing Board — EXPLODING RATS!

Exploding Rats By 1941, Germany had already subjugated half of Europe, the Luftwaffe was raining bombs down on the cities of Britain, and U-boats were inflicting terrible losses all along the Allied shipping routes. Britain needed a new weapon, a way to hinder the increasingly threatening Germans in any way possible. The cat bomb had […]

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Jutland — fleet movements

In our Jutland — the combat experience feature this month, Peter Hart reconstructs the action of the battle using personal accounts of men who were there. This map has been designed to aid you place the movements of the battling fleets geographically, and shows the clashes during the battle between 31 May-1 June 1916. To read […]

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MHM 18: Caption Competition [Closed]

Think of something appropriate 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 one of THREE copies of 'Britain at War in Colour'

Take the MHM quiz for you chance to win one of three copies of Britain at War in Colour. Previously unreleased and digitally restored, this 1946 documentary is one of the crown jewels of the Imperial War Museum’s Film Archive. Shot during the Second World War, Britain at War in Colour was edited by enigmatic socialite Rosie Newman with […]

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How dangerous is North Korea?

Neil Faulkner assesses the latest Korean crisis in the light of the peninsula’s troubled history. The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il has put the erratic and secretive regime in Pyongyang back under the international spotlight. The great powers with an interest in the Korean peninsula – China, Russia, Japan, and the US – […]

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