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MHM Caption Competition: November 2019

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.

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MHM Caption Competition: October 2019 – Winners Announced!

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.

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MHM September Caption Competition – Winners Announced!

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 […]

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MHM August Caption Competition – Winners Announced!

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 […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM July Quiz – win 24 Hours at Balaclava!

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 […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM June Quiz – win a D-Day clicker

This issue, we’re giving away three engraved replica clickers, courtesy of ACME. Clickers were a vital piece of survival equipment for paratroopers ahead of the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. Used by the 101st Airborne Division, they enabled paratroopers to test whether nearby movements were generated by friend or foe. This month, ACME Whistles, […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM May Quiz – win a copy of HMS Belfast Pocket Manual

This issue, we’re giving away three copies of the HMS Belfast Pocket Manual, courtesy of Osprey. A familiar sight on the Thames at London Bridge, HMS Belfast is a Royal Navy light cruiser, launched in March 1938. Belfast was part of the British naval blockade against Germany, and from November 1942 escorted Arctic convoys to […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM December Quiz – win a copy of Hurricane on DVD!

This issue, we’re giving away three DVD copies of Hurricane. Hurricane tells the true story of the heroic Polish pilots who fought alongside the Royal Air Force to help take down the Nazi invaders during the Battle of Britain. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach (Iwan Rheon), fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how […]

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[Competition Closed] MHM October Quiz – win a historic warbirds calendar!

Three lucky readers have the chance to win a Historic Warbirds calendar, published by Workman. Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircraft from 1939 to […]

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