2012 Napoleon Series Writing Contest

The Winners!

I am pleased the announce the winners of the 2012 Napoleon Series Writing Contest! Every paper that was published by the Napoleon Series during 2011 was eligible for the contest. This year's contest had many superb entries. Interestingly, we had winners from five different countries! The winning papers are:

Best Publication and/or Translation into English of New Archival Material or Books Long Out of Print:

The Campaign of 1814 translated by Greg Gorsuch

Best Publication and/or Translation into English of New Archival Material or Books Long Out of Print -- Honorable Mention:

From the Memoirs of Jan-Willem van Wetering. The Year 1809 translated by Bas de Groot

Best Military Paper:

Paul Thiébault and the Development of the French Staff system from Ancien Régime to the Revolution by Doctor Eman Vovsi

Best Military Paper -- Honorable Mention:

The Austrian Imperial-Royal Army (Kaiserliche-Königliche Heer) 1805 – 1809 by Enrico Acerbi

Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper:

British Popular Opinion of the Peninsular War: 1808-1814 by Ignacio Paz

Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper -- Honorable Mention:

Prussian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815 by Digby Smith

I would like to recognize our panel of judges, who once again volunteered for a difficult job!

Dr. John G. Gallaher
Colonel Jack Gill
J. David Markham
Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

I look forward to next year's competition!

Robert Burnham
Editor
The Napoleon Series

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