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MHM Caption Competition: April 2020

Can you think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on Dutch resistance, from the April issue of Military History Matters? Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! Winners will be announced in early May. Good luck!

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MHM Caption Competition: March 2020

Can you think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on Defeating Hannibal, from the March issue of Military History Matters? Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! Winners will be announced in early April. Good luck!

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MHM Caption Competition: February 2020 — Winners Announced!

We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on the Battle of Fleurus, featured in the February issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners: WINNER: “Right, nobody move! Ok, you can start painting now.” — Arthur Rawkins RUNNERS-UP: “Geoff’s stag do rapidly got out of […]

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MHM Caption Competition: January 2020 – Winners Announced!

We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our special on General George Washington, featured in the January issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners: WINNER “Nobody gets fed until my Yo-Yo is returned.” — Ken Wilkinson RUNNERS-UP “There was a clear winner in the ‘Spot the […]

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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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