March 2012

Volume 11, No. 3

Cover: A young German soldier slings his MG 42, not far from the front in France, Summer 1944.
Photo: Bundesarchiv

March 2012

WWII History

Talking Code with the Navajo

By Peter Suciu

There is an old saying that the pen is mightier is the sword, but try telling that to anyone under fire and they will likely disagree. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Dispatches

Late Fall 2011 Cover

Dear Editor:

I have being reading your magazine for several years and I would like to congratulate you on the fine job you are doing. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Ordnance

The Falaise Pocket Scourge: The RAF’s Hawker Typhoon

By Michael D. Hull

From the Supermarine Spitfire to the North American P-51 Mustang, and from the Soviet Yak series to the Vought F4U Corsair, the Allies were able to field a formidable array of fighter planes against the Axis powers in World War II. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Insight

A Memento of Terror

By Mark E. Hubbs

Glen Binge brought his helmet home at the end of World War II. The helmet bears the names and addresses of more than 50 of his comrades. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Top Secret

Raid on Rommel

By John Brown

By early April 1941, Lt. Gen. Erwin Rommel’s German Afrika Korps, combined with Italian units, had cleared the British from Libya except for the seaport of Tobruk. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Books

Parallel Lives

By Al Hemingway

In the original 1960s Star Trek series, a Romulan commander says to James T. Kirk, captain of the starship Enterprise, “I regret that we meet in this way. Read more

March 2012

WWII History, Simulation Gaming

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

by Joseph Luster

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is the perfect example of a game for which the genre has a ton of competition on PC and very little comparable action on consoles. Read more