Welcome to the Society for Military History

Established in 1933 as the American Military History Foundation, renamed in 1939 the American Military Institute, and renamed again in 1990 the Society for Military History, the Society is devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history. Its membership (today more than 2700) has included many of the world's most prominent scholars, soldiers, and citizens interested in military history.

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SMH 2015 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program

The preliminary program (updated 10 Dec) for the Society’s 2015 annual meeting in Montgomery, AL has been posted on the 2015 Annual Meeting page. If you are on the program, please review your listing! Any corrections to spelling, titles, and affiliations need to be sent to smh2015montgomery@gmail.com by the end of the year.


The Web Site Has Changed!!

The Society’s web site has been overhauled using the principles of Responsive Design. This means that every page on the site will automatically reconfigure itself to match the screen size of the device on which it is being viewed. Some familiar design elements have been carried over from the old site, but this redesign should make the site easier to use on phones and tablets, no matter who manufactures them, what operating system they use, or what size screen the device has.


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The Annual George C. Marshall Lecture in Military History

Sponsored by the George C. Marshall Foundation and the Society for Military History
will be delivered by

Mark A. Stoler
Professor Emeritus of History, University of Vermont
and
Editor, The Papers of George Catlett Marshall

“George C. Marshall and the ‘Europe First’ Strategy, 1939-1951:
A Study in Diplomatic as Well as Military History”

At the American Historical Association Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 4, 2015, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
New York Hilton Midtown, Rendezvous Trianon, Third Floor

Reception, 7:00-8:00 PM

New York Hilton Midtown, Petit Trianon

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The Society is pleased to make its members aware of the New Books in Military History channel of the New Books Network. The site features discussions with military historians as well as announcements and summaries of newly published books in military history.


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