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Will Fowler

Educated at Clifton College, Bristol Trinity Hall, Cambridge and University College, Cardiff, Will started his career in journalism and writing focusing on current affairs, defence technology and military history. He is an author and has written numerous books covering military history and weapons technology, and conflicts from the 19th century to operations in Afghanistan. Will has also broadcast on radio and television including the BBC, and the Discovery and History channels. In 1982, as a researcher at the Whitehall ‘think tank’ The Royal United Services Institute, Will was closely involved in the analysis and coverage of Operation Corporate the Falklands Campaign. He was the Army editor of the tri-service defence publication Defence from 1983 to 1993.

A long time Territorial Army soldier, Will was commissioned from the ranks into the 4th Battalion the Royal Green Jackets. Though an infantry soldier, he developed a specialist in Engineering and Intelligence. In 1990 he volunteered for service in Operation Granby the First Gulf War of 1990-91 and was decorated by US Central Command. In 1993 he graduated from the French Army Ecole Militaire, Paris as a Reserve Staff Officer. Since retiring from the TA Will has maintained contact with the TA and Regular Army as a battlefield study guide taking soldiers to France, Belgium and Italy to show how tactical and strategic lessons can be learned from military history.