Military History Matters Digital Archive

A digital subscription to Military History Matters magazine gives you access to years of cutting-edge historical analysis, at home or on the move, at any time of day or night.

Military History Matters shown on a tablet screen - it is now available to read on desktop and mobile devices when you take out a digital subscription.

The compelling narrative and authoritative detail in Military History Matters transports you to the thick of battle, from the 20th-century to the ancient world.

Was Jutland the battle that won the First World War? What really happened at Waterloo? Should the Anglo-Saxons have triumphed at the Battle of Hastings? What went on inside Hitler’s ‘Wolf’s Lair’? In each issue you can expect more than just reported stories: our extended features tell you what really happened, why decisions were made, and, importantly, who really won.

You’ll find unparalleled coverage in every magazine, with the latest research and detailed analysis from world-renowned historians. Examine the strategy and tactics used in battle and read eye-witness accounts, all put into context with detailed battle-maps and comprehensive timelines.

And that’s not all – in addition to the main features, you’ll find sections dealing with the culture behind the conflict, as well as book reviews, events, news, battlefield guides, and more – all accompanied by striking graphics and illustrations

A digital subscription to Military History Matters magazine gives you access to years of cutting-edge historical analysis, at home or on the move, at any time of day or night.

How do I get access to the digital archive?

The digital edition is provided by Exact Editions, and you can subscribe here:

Please note – a digital subscription is separate to the print subscription. If you’re interested in receiving the print magazine, you can find out more by clicking here.

Institutional Subscriptions

Institutions can also get access to the entire digital back catalogue through Exact Editions. This includes:

  • IP authenticated access – no requirement to login with username and password.
  •  Remote/EzProxy access for registered users off site, as well as Shibboleth authentication.
  •  Fully searchable archive. Search by keyword and using Boolean operators. Each individual page has a persistent URL.

Click here to find out more about institutional digital subscriptions to Military History Matters.