Author: Military History Monthly

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Music of the Great War

For our War Culture regular this month we featured popular music of the First World War. Follow the links below to get a feel for the sort of songs played to troops on leave and the loved ones they left behind. From the excitement of We’re Going Over, the knees-up jollity of When the Kaiser Does the Goosestep […]

Caption competition

MHM 17: 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 books from Pen & Sword

Take the MHM quiz for you chance to win one of three books from Pen & Sword. This month we have THREE books from Pen & Sword to be won. See the Second World War as you never have before with these three IMAGES OF WAR books from Pen & Sword. Nigel Blundell’s Winston Churchill contains many rare and unpublished photographs […]

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Military History Monthly – January 2012

The January 2012 issue of Military History Monthly, the British Military History magazine, is on sale today. In the latest issue we cover:   Knights Templar – Stormtroops of the Crusades Modern fiction has immortalised the Order of the Temple as a force for good. But how much of that portrayal is true? MHM casts a critical eye […]

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The Anatomy of Military Incompetence

Indecision Breeds Defeat Failure to make any decision is almost as bad as making a poor decision. Decisiveness, one way or another, is a quality generally valued on the battlefield, whereas ditherers seldom get a good press. The heat of conflict can often turn previously clear-minded men into stumbling wrecks. Napoleon’s mastery of the battlefield in the early years of the 19th century needs […]

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Competition Closed: MHM Quiz: Win a copy of Patricia Hammond's album 'Our Lovely Day'

Take the MHM quiz for you chance to win one of three copies of the Patricia Hammond’s Our Lovely Day album. Popular music is back! Mezzo-soprano Patricia Hammond’s debut album is a gloriously unique renaissance of popular songs from days gone by. Recorded on authentic instrumentation from as far back as the early 1900s, each song sounds as fresh and […]

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MHM 16: CAPTION COMPETITION [Closed]

Welcome to the MHM Caption Competition! 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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Sinking the Bismarck – Map of the last voyage of the Bismarck

In this map specially prepared for Military Times, we chart the last journey of the Bismarck in May 1941. Here the course of the Bismarck is depicted in black, and the British forces in red. To read the full feature about the Bismarck, read the April issue of Military Times

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The Battle of Quebec, 13 September 1759

James Wolfes’ victory at Quebec gave the British dominion over North American. It was the victory of an army forced to adapt fast to the demands of colonial warfare  in the wilderness The Battle of Quebec on 13 September 1759, below, showing the deployment of the British (shown in red) and French forces (shown in […]

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Armistice Day – Patricia Hammond

On 11/11/11, Joy Robinson took a trip down to the Poppy Factory in Richmond to view the unique and exciting artist, Patricia Hammond, deliver a moving performance of her stunning new album Our Lovely Day. Of all the days to visit The Poppy Factory in Richmond, 11/11/11 could not have been more appropriate.  Normally, there […]

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