The U.S. Commission on Military History announces the 2013 Brigadier General James L. Collins Jr. Book Prize in Military History. The prize entails a $1,000 award to the author of any nationality of the best book written in English on any field of military history published during 2012. The Book Prize Committee, chaired by Dr. Edward J. Marolda, will review the submitted books and select the winner to recommend to the USCMH Board of Trustees. Topics in all periods and all aspects of military history including naval and air warfare will be considered.
Books for consideration by the Collins Prize Committee must be submitted by 30 December 2013, one copy each to:
1) USCMH Collins Prize, c/o Dr. Edward J. Marolda, 15570 Golf Club Drive, Dumfries. VA 22025
2) USCMH Collins Prize, c/o Dr. Jeffrey Clarke, 1011 North Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
3) USCMH Collins Prize, c/o Dr. Kelly DeVries, 1170 Crab Walk, Charleston, SC 29412
Upon notification from the selection committee, the Collins Prize will be presented at the USCMH Annual General Meeting usually held in early November. For further information contact the Collins Prize Committee Chair at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Edward.Marolda@navy.mil