Author: Seema Syeda

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[Competition Closed] MHM 88 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture from our feature on the German Peasants’ War (MHM 88), 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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The bloody end met by Mary Queen of Scots at the hands of her cousin Elizabeth I of England is well known. But what of Mary’s early reign? Hazel Blair explores how events on the Continent impacted Anglo-Scottish relations in the 16th century, and explains the background to a savage ten-year war between Tudor and Stewart.

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The Russian Civil War

How did the Russian Civil War betray a popular revolution? MHM Editor Neil Faulkner assesses the historical significance of the conflict. It matched in scale, drama, and significance the American Civil War half a century before. Yet the Russian Civil War, which began a century ago this year, is only dimly remembered. The conflict raged […]

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MHM 87 – December 2017

The December issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue: The Tudor war against Scotland Our special this month returns to an age-old rivalry; that between English and Scot. In the 16th century, as warfare transitioned from medieval to Renaissance, a succession of battles were fought in the […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM 87 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture from our feature on the Rough Wooing (MHM 87), 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 86 – November 2017

The November issue of Military History Monthly, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. In this issue: Red Revolution: how did the Bolsheviks win the Russian Civil War? The centenary of the Russian Revolution has been heavily publicised, but the events of the ensuing Civil War are only dimly remembered. In an extended special feature, […]

Execution of Louis XVI

[Competition Closed] MHM 86 Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this picture from our feature on the real Grand Old Duke of York (MHM 86), 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 86 Quiz: Win a copy of Churchill on DVD!

This month, three lucky readers have the chance to win the newly released Churchill on DVD. Step into the battle-worn shoes of the British Prime Minister as he faced the most dramatic conflict in modern history. In June 1944, four years after the evacuation of Dunkirk, Winston Churchill finalised plans for the largest amphibious invasion known to man: D-Day. With time ticking […]

ABF Frontline Walker’s story: William Brough

Tracing the biography of a forgotten World War One soldier. In 2014, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity launched the first Frontline Walk to commemorate the First World War centenary and raise funds to support today’s soldiers. Since then, hundreds of people have taken part in The Frontline Walk. They consist of an incredible mix of individuals, […]

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American naval power: Abraham Lincoln and the Union Navy

Patrick Boniface analyses the expansion and transformation of the US Navy during the American Civil War. ‘Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I shall spend the first four sharpening the axe.’ So said Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, and he might well have been speaking about the creation of the […]

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