The inaugural Sir Michael Howard Prize for the best article in the British Journal of Military History (BJMH) was awarded at the AGM of the BCMH on 5th March 2022.
The winner was Dr Graeme Callister for his article 'Napoleonic Conscription in Indre-et-Loire, 1798-1814' published in British Journal for Military History, 7, 3 (2021), pp. 2-19.
Prof Richard Grayson (Co-editor BJMH), Dr. Graeme Callister, Prof William Philpott (President BCMH)
The runner up was Dr Stephen Moore for his article ‘Going Downhill’: The Consequences of the Stabilisation Scheme on Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and into 1941’ published in British Journal for Military History, 7, 2 (2021), pp. 122-147.
Prof Richard Grayson (Co-editor BJMH), Dr. Stephen Moore, Prof William Philpott (President BCMH)
Photographs by Andy Grainger, outgoing Secretary General of the BCMH who apologises for the blurring of Stephen's presentation.
Sir Michael Howard Prize
The Sir Michael Howard Prize was launched in March 2022 and is awarded to the author of the best article in any one volume of the British Journal for Military History. The Winner receives a cash award (currently £250), a Trophy and a Certificate. A Certificate is awarded to the Runner-up. The prizes are funded by the British Commission for Military History. All articles published in the journal will automatically be eligible for winning the prize which is awarded for each calendar year. A panel comprised of the two journal co-editors and two representatives of the British Commission for Military History considers all articles early in the year after publication, with the prizes awarded at the BCMH AGM in March.