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. 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 September.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
This issue, we’re giving away three copies of How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: a sailor’s guide, courtesy of Osprey. Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force that played a major role in Great Britain’s wars of the 18th and early 19th centuries. This concise, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last month, we asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this photograph from our feature on John Brown and the theory of slave revolt, published in this month’s issue of Military History Monthly. WINNER We are delighted to announce that the winner of this month’s caption competition is David Parkin, with ‘Stop lads! He […]
[Competition closed] MHM 94 Quiz – win a family ticket to the Battle of Britain Airshow and the Combined Ops Military and Air Show!
Two lucky winners of our competition will receive a family ticket to the Battle of Britain Airshow or the Combined Ops Military and Air Show. This summer get ready for some great family events taking place at Headcorn Aerodrome, offering something for everyone. Taking place on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July, the Battle […]
Thank you to everyone who entered the MHM 92 Caption Competition! We asked you to come up with a witty caption for the image below, taken from our special feature on Britannia. After long deliberation, and a great deal of guffaw, the editorial team are delighted to announce the winners! WINNER ‘This cold, wet Britannia […]