Military History Matters book awards

MHM has curated a list of 2019’s best military history titles: 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. Voting has now closed, and the votes are being counted – the winners will be announced here shortly.

Read a review of each nominated book here,

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Voting has now closed and the winners will be announced shortly


  1. Kevin Clarkson
    December 3, 2019 @ 3:15 pm

    A fresh well reasoned analysis, free from revisionist sensationalism. Carefully constructed, and a page turner to boot.


  2. Anthony Haslam
    December 4, 2019 @ 11:18 am

    Appeasing Hitler – a magnificent read.


  3. jim kelly
    December 4, 2019 @ 11:37 pm

    A model narrative, full of drama and insight. An especially remarkable achievement since the reader knows the outcome!


  4. Andrew creed
    February 7, 2020 @ 10:18 pm

    A fantastic book that everybody should read


  5. Simon Bromage
    February 8, 2020 @ 11:57 am

    One of the best narratives of D-Day is James Holland’s book. A book you cannot drop until it’s finished!


  6. Paul Pastor
    February 28, 2020 @ 9:22 pm

    James Holland’s book is totally engrossing. P


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