Military Historian


My publications include the following

  • A chapter on Battlefield Tourism in: The Darker Side of Travel: The Theory and Practice of Dark Tourism (Aspects of Tourism) Paperback – 15 Sep 2009
  • Chapters on the Battle of the Aisne, 1914, Verdun 1916  and the Nivelle Offensive 1917 for the British Army Battlefield Guide to the First World War.
  • The Official History of the Royal Artillery in the Normandy campaign (co -author with the late Will Townend) Publication due 1 October 2019 – order your copy here
  • An annotated map of the Royal Artillery on the D Day beaches purchase here  
  • I maintain a blog The Observation Post   

My current military history projects include: 

  • D Day Gunners a Battleground Europeguide to artillery on the D day beaches and landing zones
  • Gunners on the Somme. Battleground Europe Guide to the artilelry on the First Day of the Somme
  • A battlefield Guide to the battlefield of Barnet
  • Hastenbeck and the Downfall of  William Duke of Cumberland 

Talks and Lectures