About the Author
Jonathan Forty lives in Dorset and is the author of a number of books and has actively assisted his father in recent years researching and complling books on a range of military subjects. George Forty served in the Tank Regiment, where he reached the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. After active service, he took over as curator of the Tank Museum and began a second career as one of Britain's foremost military historians. He is the author of numerous books on military many of which have been for Ian Allan Publishing, including Channel Islands at War, The Battle of Crete and, the latest published in November 2002, Fortress Europe.