Can you think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our War Reporters article about William Beach Thomas, featured in the November issue of the magazine? Leave your caption as a comment beneath the article.
This issue, we’re giving away three copies of Roman Soldier, courtesy of Haynes Publishing. The history of the Roman Empire and its military prowess resounds through the ages. At its height the empire covered five million square kilometres and held sway over 70 million people. How did a small city state in Latium achieve such […]
Think of something appropriately witty for this image from our Behind the Image article, published in the October issue of Military History Matters. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! Winners will be announced in early November.
This issue, we’re giving away three copies of Hunt The Bismarck, courtesy of Osprey. Drawing on expert research and first-hand accounts of the action, Hunt the Bismarck is a gripping and fast-paced narrative of World War II’s most dramatic naval chase. Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well armed, with eight […]
We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on WWI submarine warfare, published in the September issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners! WINNER “The men who stayed up top hadn’t quite grasped the fundamental concept of the submarine.” — Bruce Arthurs RUNNERS-UP “Just fire a friendly shot […]
MHM and Star Statues are giving one lucky person the chance to win a free miniature statue of choice from their current collection. Star Statues offers the finest quality miniature and life-size bronze statues of the world’s most extraordinary leaders. Our list includes Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Abraham Lincoln, Leonardo da Vinci, Beethoven, and Nikola […]
We asked you to 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. Here are the winners! WINNER “Join the army, they said! Get your own gun, no strings attached!” — Sarah Coleshill RUNNERS-UP “One wrong move and the puppy […]
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 […]
We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on Barbarossa, published in the July issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners! WINNER “Barbarossa strikes a pose and proudly shows off his latest creation: the Holy doughnut.” — Christopher Warner RUNNERS-UP “That Barbarossa always knows how to accessorize! Where […]
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 […]