Peter Duckers is one of the leading authorities on British medals, decorations and orders writing today. He is currently curator of the Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle. As well as producing over 120 articles for a wide range of publications, he is a prolific author of books on medals and military history.
Praise for the first edition: 'A well-written, well-produced and reasonably priced book. Duckers gives a complete guide to British military medals and his book should be useful to researchers including local historians.' British Association for Local History 'A valuable reference work which will enable family historians to learn about the service careers and actions of the recipients of military medals.' Essex Family Historian 'A very useful book for both family and military historians, and for medal collectors.' History of War.org