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.

SMH White Paper Announced

An SMH White Paper titled “The Role of Military History in the Contemporary Academy” by co-authors Tami Davis Biddle of the U.S. Army War College and Robert M. Citino of the University of North Texas is now available for viewing and distribution.


SMH 2016 Call for Papers

Those who were fortunate enough to attend this year’s annual meeting in Montgomery have barely returned home, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about the 2016 Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Canada. The Call for Papers has been posted.


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