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Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature

RUSI's annual Duke of Westminster Medal recognises the best book that makes a notable and original contribution to the study of international or national security, or the military professions.

RUSI is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 award is  

Lord Peter Hennessy and James Jinks

The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service since 1945

(Penguin)

To attend the award ceremony on 28 November, click here

The Shortlist

Tom Buk-Swienty
1864: The forgotten war that shaped modern Europe

(Profile)

Nicholas Krohley

The Death of the Medhi Army: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Iraq’s Most Powerful Militia

(Hurst Publishers)

Jonathan Haslam

Near and Distant Neighbours: A New History of Soviet Intelligence

(Oxford University Press)

Sean McMeekin

The Ottoman Endgame

(Penguin)

Lord Peter Hennessy and James Jinks

The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service since 1945

(Penguin)

Chris Woods

Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars

(Hurst Publishers)

     

   

Created with the support of The Duke of Westminster, the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature has been awarded annually since 1997. The award is given to a book by a living author, regardless of nationality, gender or age, who makes a notable and original contribution to the study of international and national security and defence.