About the British Journal for Military History

The BJMH is a pioneering Open Access, peer-reviewed journal that brings high quality scholarship in military history to an audience beyond academia.


The British Journal for Military History (BJMH) launched on Trafalgar Day 2014. This pioneering Open Access, peer-reviewed journal is published three times a year (Spring, Summer, Autumn), caters for all periods and will bring high quality scholarship to a large audience beyond academia.

It will be of interest to anyone who enjoys military history and will consider and publish work on a broad range of themes from any period or war.

The journal has an Editorial Advisory Board that includes some of the world’s leading military historians.


To contact the editors please send an email to: editor@bjmh.org.uk or write to: Dr Matthew Ford, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9SJ.



Book Review Team

  • Tom Pert (University of Oxford)

IT Team

Social Media Team (Twitter, Blog)

Associate Editors

  • Alasdair Urquhart
  • George Wilton

Journal Editorial Advisory Board


Professor Charles Esdaile (President, BCMH & University of Liverpool)

Professor Brian Bond (Emeritus Professor, King's College London and former President BCMH)

Andy Grainger (Secretary-General, BCMH)
Ian Brewer (Treasurer, BCMH)


Dr Andrew Ayton (Senior Research Fellow, University of Hull and University of Keele)

Dr Huw Bennett (University of Cardiff)

Dr Philip W Blood (Member, BCMH)

Dr Huw Davies (JSCSC; King’s College London)

Professor Hilary Footitt (University of Reading)

Dr Christina JM Goulter (JSCSC; King's College London)
Professor Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Professor Beatrice Heuser (University of Glasgow)
Professor Brian Holden-Reid (King’s College London)
Professor Matthew Hughes (Brunel University)

Dr Halik Kochanski (independent Scholar and Member, BCMH)

Dr Jessica Meyer (University of Leeds)

Dr Declan O’Reilly (University of East Anglia)
Professor Andrew Roberts (King’s College London)
Professor Gary Sheffield (University of Wolverhampton)

Dr Andy Simpson (Member, BCMH)
Professor Sir Hew Strachan (University of St Andrews)

Professor Peter H Wilson (Chichele Professor of War, All Souls College Oxford)
Jonathan Ferguson (Royal Armouries)
Seb Cox (Air Historical Branch – UK MoD)
Bob Evans (Army Historical Branch – UK MoD)
Stephen Prince (Naval Historical Branch – UK MoD)



ISSN 2057-0422


ISSN: 2057-0422

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Our logo is based on the combination of Mars & Clio, the Roman God of War and the Greek Muse of History. It is the official logo of the BCMH.