The Professor Sir Michael Howard Collection (1922-2019)

The leading military historian of his generation, Sir Michael Howard’s influence on the development of the discipline of strategic studies is unquestioned. Awarded the military cross for his service in Italy during the Second World War, he was later Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford, Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, Robert A Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale University. He also founded the Department of War Studies at King’s College London.

To pay tribute to the groundbreaking research Sir Michael Howard published in The RUSI Journal we have collected the below articles, which will be available to read for free until 31/03/20

Better In or Out? The Historical Background

The Great War and the Mentalité Of 1914

The Transformation of Strategy

The Second World War in perspective

Mistake to declare this a ‘War’

Condemned: Courage and cowardice–introduction

The armed forces and the community

A Europe of the three: The historical context

The use and abuse of military history

War and technology

The future of deterrence

Editorial - The Fuller—Liddell Hart Lecture

Military Science in an Age of Peace

Selection and Education of Officers of the Future

British Defence Policy and the Future of the Armed Forces

The Liddell Hart Memoirs


The Use and Abuse of Military History

Western Defence in the 1960s

Two Civilian Students of War

Strategy in the Nuclear Age

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