Another award for Helen Parr’s Our Boys

Yet more congrats to Helen Parr, author of Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper (Allen Lane), which last night won the 2019 Longman/History Today Book Prize!

Our Boys has already won the Templer Medal from the Society of Army Historical Research, is shortlisted for the Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History, and was longlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize.

 

Winning author Helen Parr, pictured here with History Today editor Paul Lay