The British Journal for Military History (BJMH) is the scholarly journal of the British Commission for Military History (BCMH) established in support of the Commission’s Object, to ‘promote through research, publication and discussion the understanding of military history in the broadest sense, without restriction as to period or region.’  The BJMH is entirely owned by the BCMH.  The BJMH is a pioneering Open Access, peer-reviewed journal that brings high quality scholarship in military history to an audience beyond academia. 

 

NEW MANAGING EDITORS (15th March 2022, updated 27th June 2022)

We are very pleased to welcome the following to our editorial team as Managing Editors:

Dr Jack Doyle (UK)

Dr Mario Draper (University of Kent, UK)

Dr Sam Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Dr Nathan Finney (Duke University, USA)

Dr Howard Fuller (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

Vikki Hawkins (The British Museum, UK)

Dr Nina Janz (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

Dr Raymond Kimball (42EdGames, USA)

Maria Ogborn (UK)

Dr Andrew Sanders (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, USA)

 

2021 SIR MICHAEL HOWARD PRIZE (5th March 2022)

The first annual Sir Michael Howard Prize for the best article published in the BJMH was presented at the British Commission for Military History's AGM at the National Army Museum on 5th March 2022.

Winner: Dr Graeme Callister, 'Napoleonic Conscription in Indre-et-Loire, 1798-1814'.

Runner-up: Dr Stephen Moore, ‘Going Downhill’: The Consequences of the Stabilisation Scheme on Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and into 1941’.

  

NEW BOOKS REVIEWS EDITOR (21st February 2022)

We are very pleased to welcome Dr Máire MacNeill as our new Book Reviews Editor.  She replaces Dr Rosie Kennedy who had held the role since the new editorial team took over in 2019 and we thank Rosie for all her work in the past three years.