Author: Seema Syeda

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[Competition Closed] MHM 80 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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Churchill’s Great Escape

Patrick Boniface examines the lives of history’s most daring wartime captives. In November 1899, the 25-year-old Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was travelling in an armoured train transiting between Frere and Chieveley, in the British colony of Natal in South Africa. The soldiers were making a fast reconnoitre of the territory, and Churchill was there to send […]

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Rise of the Spartans: Timeline

Journey from the original Olympic games to the defeat of the Spartan juggernaut in this extract from our latest 15-page special on the rise of Sparta.   c.776 BC: Traditional foundation date for Olympic Games c.750 BC: Homer’s epics The Iliad and The Odyssey composed c.700 BC: Sparta conquers Messenia c.650 BC: Messenian Revolt followed by Spartan Reconquest […]

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MHM 79 – April 2017

The April issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue: Rise of the Spartans This month, Paul A Rahe explores Spartan military might across two articles. In the first he considers early Spartan grand strategy and the development of the hoplite phalanx, and in the second he analyses […]

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