Nicholas Milton is a military and natural historian specialising in the Second World War and conservation who has written for _The Daily Telegraph_, _The Guardian_, _The Daily Mail_, _The Independent_ and _Britain at __War_ magazine. His paternal grandfather Herbert Milton served with the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War and as a professional magician and member of the Magic Circle entertained the troops during the Second World War. His maternal grandfather Herbert Sweet fought with The Wiltshire Regiment in Palestine during the First World War and was an Air Raid Precautions warden during the Second World War. This is his first book.
"...very well written and it is clear that a lot of research has
gone into the book"-- "The UK Historian"
"An important read for anyone with an interest in the prelude to World War II."-- "The NYMAS Review"