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!


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 […]


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 […]


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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