|Winners of The Arthur Goodzeit Book Award|
The Arthur Goodzeit Book Award was instituted in 1991. The Award was named after the late Arthur Goodzeit, a long-time member of NYMAS and first editor of the NYMAS Newsletter. It has been awarded annually to an original work in military history which in the opinion of the members of the NYMAS editorial committee is of unusual value.
The winners have been:
1991 - Edward S. Miller, War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991).
1992 - James S. Corum, The Roots of Blitzkrieg: Hans von Seekt and German Military Reform (Lawrence, Ks: University Press of Kansas, 1992).
1993 - Jeffry D. Wert, General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993).
1994 - Michael D. Doubler, Closing with the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945 (Lawrence, Ks: University of Kansas Press, 1994).
1995 - John Prados, Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II, by John Prados (New York: Random House, 1995).
1996 – David Glantz and Johnathan M. House, When Titans Clash: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996).
1997 – H .R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, The Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam (New York: Harper-Collins, 1997)
1998 - Paddy Griffith, The Art of War of Revolutionary France, 1789-1802 (Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 1998)
1999 - Richard B. Frank, Downfall : The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire (New York, Random House, 1999)
2000 - David French, Raising Churchill's Army The British Army and the War Against Germany, 1939-45 Oxford University Press, 2 336 pp., ISBN 0-19-820641-0
2001 - Bernard S. Bachrach, Early Carolingian warfare : prelude to empire Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2001. xii, 430 p. :map
2002 - Donald E.Vandergriff, The path to victory : America's army and the revolution in human affairs, Novato, Calif. : Presidio Press, 2002.
xx, 356 p. ; 24 cm.
2003 - William H. Bartsch, December 8, 1941 : MacArthur's Pearl Harbor (College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2003.
viii, 557 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.)
2004 - Jeremy Black, Rethinking military history, New York, NY : Routledge, 2004, 272pp, 0415275342 (pbk.), 0415275334 (hardback)
2005 - Robert A. Doughty, Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War, Cambridge, Mass. :
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005. xiii, 578 p. : maps ; 25 cm. ISBN: 067401880X (alk. paper)
2006 - Ivan’s war : life and death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale, 1st ed.: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2006, xii, 462 p. : ill., maps ;25 cm., ISBN: 0805074554
2007 -Corps commanders of the Bulge : Six American Generals and Victory in the Ardennes by Harold R. Winton ; foreword by Dennis Showalter. : Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2007. : xxiii, 504 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 9780700615087 (cloth : alk. paper) 0700615083 (cloth : alk. paper)
2008 -Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commanders’ War in Iraq, by Col. Peter R Mansoor (New Have: Yale University Press, 2008}
2009 -Hell to Pay: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947, by D. M. Giangreco (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2009)
2010 -Hitler’s first war : Adolf Hitler, the men of the List Regiment, and the First World War / Thomas Weber. : Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010, ©2010. xvi, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. ISBN: 9780199233205
2011 -Fighting for MacArthur : the Navy and Marine Corps’ desperate defense of the Philippines / John Gordon: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2011. Description: viii, 370 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. ISBN: 9781612510576 (hbk. : alk. paper) 1612510574 (hbk. : alk. paper) 9781612510620 (ebook) 1612510620 (ebook)
Winners of the Eugene Feit Award
in Civil War Studies
The NYMAS Civil War Book Award was instituted in 2002; it became the Eugene Feit Award in Civil War Studies in 2010.
The winners of the annual NYMAS Civil War Book Award were
2002 - Gary Gallagher for lifetime achievement (click here for Professor Gallagher's website)
2003 - Archer Jones for lifetime achievement
2004 - The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture / edited by Alice Fahs & Joan Waugh.
2005 - While in the hands of the enemy : military prisons of the Civil War / Charles W. Sanders, Jr., Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press: x, 390 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0807130613 (cloth : alk. paper)
2006 - Arizona in the Civil War: The California Volunteers, 1861-65, / by Andrew E. Masich,
University of Oklahoma Press, 384pp, ISBN: 0806137479 ISBN-13: 9780806137476: Hardcover
2007 - James M. McPherson for lifetime achievement
2008 -Lincoln’s Admirals, by Craig Symonds (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008)
2009 -West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace, by Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2009)
2010 -The fiery trial : Abraham Lincoln and American slavery / Eric Foner : New York : W. W. Norton & Co, and Eric Foner and for his lifetime contributions to the field of 19th Century American, Civil War and Global History
2011 -The Union war / Gary W. Gallagher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011. Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. ISBN: 9780674045620 (alk. paper) 0674045629 (alk. paper), Nook version
2009 - David M. Glantz, Col., U.S.A. (Ret.) for a lifetime of scholarly contributions to the study of Soviet and Russian military history.
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