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Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature

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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.

RUSI is now inviting entries for the 2014 Award.

The winning author will be presented with a Medal and invited to deliver a speech to an invited audience of peers at the Institute’s headquarters in Whitehall. Nominations for works published, or due to be published from 01 October 2013 to 01 October 2014, can be made by authors, agents and publishers. Members of the Institute (except for staff and their immediate relatives) and members of the armed forces are also eligible for entry.

The Deadline for submissions is 01 May 2014

Contact: Tansy Kelly Robson, +44 (0) 20 7747 4953 /

2013 Winner

Anne Applebaum

Named 2013 recipient, for her book:

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56


Watch the presentations from 2013

  Anne Applebaum Duke of Westminister medal


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