Military History Matters

The history of warfare written by experts

Military History Matters aims to bridge the gap between the general reader and the world of professional soldiers and military historians. Published every other month, the magazine brings to the reader not only action-packed narrative, but it also provides all the technical detail, in-depth analysis, battlefield guides and eye-witness accounts needed to understand not just what happened, but why.

Each magazine is packed with expert features - from contributors such as Jeremy Black, Sir Max Hastings, Sir Ian Kershaw, Don McCullin, and Dan Snow, to name but a few - plus reviews, regular opinion columns and listings of military events across the country.

The magazine's main focus is British military history, but it also covers big stories from other eras and parts of the world. Military History Matters is distributed throughout the UK via WHSmith, selected independent newsagents, supermarkets, and via subscription.


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† Neil Faulkner


Calum Henderson

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† Neil Faulkner

We are deeply saddened by the death of our long-standing colleague and dear friend Neil Faulkner. Neil has been working with us since 2000 writing across all of our magazines and editing Military History Matters since its first issue. He was a wonderful man, and will be sorely missed by all at Current Publishing. He was the Editor of Military History Matters from issues 1 to 127.

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Calum Henderson read History at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, where he developed interests in revolutionary and modern political history. He continued his studies at the University of Glasgow with an MA in Modern History, writing a thesis on 21st century American interventions in the Middle East. After some work as an online journalist, Calum joined MHM as Assistant Editor.

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