Military History Monthly was a magazine[1] in circulation during the Clone Wars, fought between the Galactic Republic and the Confederacy of Independent Systems.[2] The magazine was devoted to military history and featured articles covering both sides of the war.[1]

In 19 BBY,[3] during the Battle of Anaxes[2] and the mission to Skako Minor,[4] the cover of an issue of Military History Monthly was inside[1] the Marauder, the starship of the Republic's Clone Force 99 clone troopers.[5] Written in Aurebesh,[1] the cover showcased an image of a special ops clone trooper's helmet.[6] It featured the article "Geonosis: The Last Battle" and promoted the articles "Assassins of the Republic: Who Were They," "Battlefield Beasts: The Largest Machines of War," and "The Malevolence: Technical Weaknesses."[1]

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"These decorations are actually posters that the Bad Batch have hung on the walls of their ship. The designs are taken directly from the show. I love that the Bad Batch has decided to decorate their ship and make the space their own. It's a fun detail that I think sets them apart from standard clones."
―Senior Graphic Designer Madison O'Neil on his inclusion of Military History Monthly within the LEGO The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle playset[7]

The cover of an issue of Military History Monthly was first depicted in "The Bad Batch,"[2] which aired on February 21, 2020 as the first episode of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars's seventh season.[8] The poster for that issue was created by Kilian Plunkett on February 9, 2018.[9] In the StarWars.com Episode Guide that accompanied "The Bad Batch," Military History Monthly was misidentified as "History Monthly."[1]

On May 6, 2021, journalist Kristin Baver exclusively announced a new buildable playset from the LEGO Group on StarWars.com. Inspired by the Bad Batch's Marauder, the set was named "The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle," and contained a depiction of Military History Monthly. Simply titled "History," the depiction had a light blue background and showcased a LEGO special ops clone trooper's helmet. It was designed by Senior Graphic Designer Madison O'Neil.[7]



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