James Holland is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning
historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of
best-selling histories including most recently Brothers In Arms and
Normandy '44, he is also the author of nine works of fiction and a
dozen Ladybird Experts.
He is the co-founder of the annual Chalke Valley History Festival which is now in its twelfth year, and he has presented - and written - many television programmes and series for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic and the History and Discovery channels.
With Al Murray, he has a successful Second World War podcast, We Have Ways of Making You Talk, which also has its own festival, and is a research fellow at St Andrew's University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He can be found on Twitter as @James1940 and on Instagram as @jamesholland1940.
Richly impressive, hard to surpass
A notable account of an epic human experience
The best of the new generation of WW2 historians
Great...One of the new generation of historians who bring a freshness and a proper spirit enquiry
A master of spinning narrative military history from accounts of men and women who were there
*BBC History magazine*