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MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Summer 2013

by William W. Horne (Editor)

Other authors: Christine Ammer (Author "Fighting Words: The Color of War"), Rick Atkinson (Author "The Worst Place of Any), Thomas Fleming (Author "Escape From Brooklyn"), Richard Gabriel (Author "Alexander the Monster"), Paul Lockhart (Author "Guns vs. Pikes")3 more, Duane Schultz (Author "A Strange and Blighted Land"), Jeff Shaara (Author "Fiction"), Steven Trent Smith (Author "Welcome to China!")

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Series: MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History (25.4)

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Horne, William W.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ammer, ChristineAuthor "Fighting Words: The Color of War"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Atkinson, RickAuthor "The Worst Place of Anysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fleming, ThomasAuthor "Escape From Brooklyn"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gabriel, RichardAuthor "Alexander the Monster"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lockhart, PaulAuthor "Guns vs. Pikes"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schultz, DuaneAuthor "A Strange and Blighted Land"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaara, JeffAuthor "Fiction"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Steven TrentAuthor "Welcome to China!"secondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Black, GeorgeAuthor "Gunning for Yellowstone"secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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FEATURES
"Escape From Brooklyn" — Trapped on Long Island, the Continental army slipped away under the cover of darkness—a defeat that taught George Washington how to win the war.
"Alexander the Monster" [Point of View] — Historians say the Macedonian king’s battlefield atrocities were part of his brilliant military strategy. But were they really born of his personality?
"The Worst Place of Any" — American generals fail and an army is decimated in the dark recesses of Germany’s Hürtgen Forest. An excerpt from the last volume of Atkinson’s World War II trilogy.
"True Blue and Gray" [Portfolio] — A veteran filmmaker brings color and new life to hundreds of Civil War photos from the Library of Congress.
"Guns vs. Pikes" — In 1522, Spanish infantrymen demonstrated to Europe the fearsome power of firearms.
[Americas's Civil War at 150]
"A Strange and Blighted Land" — After the Rebels retreated, Gettysburg faced a second invasion, by hordes of thieves and scavengers, nurses and gravediggers.

"Welcome to China!" — The first American gunboat arrived on the Yangtze in 1854. What followed was nearly a century of fun and danger for a U.S. Navy patrol known as the YangPat Rats.
"Gunning for Yellowstone" [subscriber-only bonus] — Betrayal and bloodshed in the mid-1800s beget America’s first national park.
DEPARTMENTS
"Flashback"
"Comments"
"Behind the Lines" — FDR: Could bats bomb Japan?
"Experience" — A World War I sniper’s surprise.
"The War List" — West Point’s most notable stars.
"Honor Roll" — A French general’s hero son, 1951.
"Weapons Check" — Dawn of tanks, 1918.
"Fighting Words" — The color of war.
"Drawn and Quartered" — Witches over Vietnam
"Battle Schemes" — Italians on the loose in Spain, 1939
"Museum Watch" — The National WWII Museum’s new Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center.
"Reviews" — Holger Herwig on two books about WWI; a grunt’s view of Gettysburg; 10 great battles hit TV; and a photojournalist’s oral history of the Iraq War.
"Artists" — A symphonic tribute to airmen.
"Fiction" — William Sherman joins the Union navy at Vicksburg—an excerpt from Jeff Shaara’s new novel.
"Extra Round" [subscriber-only bonus]
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