Colonel Nick Lipscombe MSc FRHistS was born in 1958 in Angers, France. During his thirty four years in the British Army he saw considerable operational service. He is an accomplished Napoleonic historian with an extensive knowledge of the Peninsular War. Nick is a Trustee of the British Cemetery at Elvas, Portugal; he was the Chairman of Peninsular War 200 and a key member of Waterloo 200. His first book, An Atlas and Concise Military History of the Peninsular War was published in 2010 and selected as one of the Daily Telegraph (History) Books of the Year. His other works include Wellington’s Guns, Wellington Invades France, the official Waterloo 200 book - A Decisive Victory and most recently Wellington’s Eastern Front. He lives in Oxford.