Author: Seema Syeda

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[Competition Closed] MHM 85 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture from our War on Film special on the Dunkirk evacuations (MHM 85), 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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MHM 84 – September 2017

The September issue of Military History Monthly, 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: FIRE IN THE SKIES: Zeppelins, Gothas, and the birth of strategic bombing From the Italian bombardment of Ottoman-held Libya in 1911 to German […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 84 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture from our article on Soviet sniper Roza Shanina (MHM 84), 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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Battle Maps: Passchendaele, 1917

1916-1917: an infantry revolution 1916 was a year of great offensives – at Verdun and on the Somme – offensives made possible by the creation of ‘total war’ economies able to sustain unprecedented levels of manpower mobilisation and munitions production. But still the decisive victory proved elusive – whether by breakthrough (as the British planned […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 84 Quiz: Win a copy of Their Finest on DVD!

This month, three lucky readers have the chance to win a copy of stellar war-movie Their Finest. The year is 1940. London is enduring the Blitz. With the country’s morale at stake, inexperienced screenwriter Catrin (Gemma Arterton) and a makeshift cast and crew work under fire to produce a film to lift the country’s flagging spirits […]

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MHM 83 – August 2017

The August issue of Military History Monthly, 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: PASSCHENDAELE: 100 years on This month, we re-examine the controversial legacy of the Third Battle of Ypres. In the first of two features, […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 83 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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MHM BOOK AWARDS 2017: Winners announced!

The ballots have been cast, the votes have been counted, and we are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s MHM book awards! We curated a list of 2016’s best military history titles: the nominees for the inaugural Military History Monthly book awards, and asked our readers to vote for their favourites. Our selection includes […]

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Exploring Medway: Epicentre of a battle that changed the globe

350 years to this day, the Dutch finally withdrew from their daring raid on the Royal Navy’s fleet at Chatham. Also known as the Battle of Medway, the raid resulted in one of the most humiliating defeats the British have ever suffered in domestic waters. The Dutch suffered only minimal losses, capturing and towing away HMS […]

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The Royal Navy’s Darkest Day: Medway 1667

Patrick Boniface recalls one of the most humiliating defeats in the history of Britain’s Royal Navy. To the people of Chatham the approaching ships on the River Medway must have looked impressive. Under full sail a Dutch flotilla was racing towards the Royal Navy stronghold intent on causing maximum damage. The June 1667 raid on […]

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