Author: Seema Syeda

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MHM September 2019

The September issue of Military History Matters, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: Special: The Seven Days, 1862 The course of the American Civil War could have been entirely different. In a series of bloody battles fought from […]

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War Reporters: George Orwell

The life of a journalist who was never far from the front-line: George Orwell. His writing sought to rationalise and navigate the challenges of the day, and his early vision for a utopian socialist society slowly gave way to the dystopian warnings expressed in his novels.

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MHM August Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on the Bombay Grenadiers at Maiwand, published in the August issue of Military History Matters. Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! Winners will be announced in early September.

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MHM August Quiz

This issue, we’re giving away three copies of Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars. The English Civil Wars tore families and friendships apart, setting father against son and brother against brother. Raging across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the conflict was the greatest political upheaval in the British Isles in 600 years, and […]

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MHM August 2019

The August issue of Military History Matters, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: Special: Arnhem, 1944 It was Europe’s largest ever airborne assault, but, after just nine days, it had spectacularly failed. Losses were heavy on both sides, […]

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Operation Market Garden

The world’s largest ever airborne operation was launched during September 1944, with less than a week of planning. This was one of many ingredients in what, for the Allies, would become a major strategic setback. What went wrong?

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MHM July Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on Barbarossa, published in the July issue of Military History Matters. Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! Winners will be announced in early September.

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MHM July Quiz – win 24 Hours at Balaclava!

This issue, we’re giving away three copies of 24 Hours at Balaclava, courtesy of the History Press. At the Battle of Balaclava, the British squandered a near victory against Russia by recklessly sending 664 British light cavalry spurring down the ‘Valley of Death’, as immortalised by Alfred Lord Tennyson’s famous poem. Half the British cavalry […]

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Julius Caesar: Europe’s greatest military commander?

The story of Julius Caesar’s military career is that of a special relationship between a brilliant commander and an elite fighting force. Caesar was a skilled politician and a master of military engineering. Highly drilled, heavily armoured, and tightly disciplined, the legions of the Late Republic were superb instruments of war. We analyse how Caesar used them to devastating effect.

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MHM July 2019

The July issue of Military History Matters, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: On the Cover: Capturing the USS President The USS President was the pride of the US fleet during the War of 1812. Robbie MacNiven recalls […]

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