MHM Book of the Year 2022

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MHM has curated a list of the best military history titles of 2021: the nominees for this year’s Military History Matters Book Awards. Our selection includes some of the best-researched, most-insightful, and most-readable titles reviewed and featured in the magazine over the last year.

Gold, silver, and bronze prizes are up for grabs in the race for MHM Book of the Year, which will be awarded to the title our readers feel has made the greatest all-round contribution to the study of military history.

Read a review of each nominated book here.

This year’s awards are sponsored by Thomas Del Mar Ltd, one of the world’s leading auctioneers of antique arms, armour, and militaria, which has held specialist sales within this field since 2005.

In addition to organising auctions, the company assists with collection management, advises a number of European ancestral families, international museums and collectors, and publishes selectively within the field. Since 2017, the company has been working as part of Olympia Auctions, London’s specialist valuers and auctioneers. To find out more about their work, click here.

Voting has now closed. Click here to see the winners.


  1. Another excellent read. This impeccably researched addition to Hart’s cannon of work captures the essence of the reality of war. The humour balances the horror to convey the mens’ authentic experience. By following the regiment from enlistment, detailing individuals’ personal lives and connections and sharing insight into the impact of the class divisions, the author contributes to our understanding of the human side of conflict.

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