W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction

About the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction
This award honors the best fiction set in a period when the United States was at war. It recognizes the service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction. Donated by William Young Boyd II.

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2018 Winner(s)

Frozen Hours: A Novel of Korean War

by Jeff Shaara and published by Ballantine Books

Jeff Shaara takes us back in history to the Korean War and especially the winter of 1950 when the American, UN and Republic of Korea Forces (ROK) were in full retreat from the Chinese Army which crossed the Yalu River to support the collapsing North Korean Army. The Yalu was the dividing line between North Korea and China.