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REVIEW – The American Military: a concise history

The American Military: a concise history is an essential introduction to the development of the US army. From the landing of the first English settlers at Jamestown to the protracted conflicts in the Middle East today, the book documents the key transformations that have occurred within the American armed forces over the centuries.

The sinking of the Lusitania

Anthony Richards uses first-hand testimony to recreate the dying moments of the stricken Lusitania on 7 May 1915.

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MHM Book of the Year 2019: Shortlist

MHM has curated a list of 2018’s best military history titles: the nominees for this year’s MHM book awards. Our selection includes some of the best-researched, most-insightful, and most-readable titles reviewed in the magazine over the last year. Click here to see the winners The shortlist of 12 books can be found below. The 2019 MHM Book Awards […]

Masters of Mayhem

Masters of Mayhem: Lawrence of Arabia and the British military mission to the Hejaz

The perhaps somewhat sensationalised title should not put one off. With great accuracy, detail, enthusiasm, and insight, Masters of Mayhem recounts the evolution of Allied combined operations against the Ottoman (Turkish) forces in the Hejaz, particularly during the latter stages of WWI. For those new to this theatre of WWI, the background and context of […]

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