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Dr Niall Barr is a Senior Lecturer in Defence Studies at the Defence Studies Department, King's College, London, based at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham. Educated at the University of St Andrews, he has previously taught at St Andrews and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. His main research focus concerns twentieth century military history but he also has an enduring interest in the Scottish military tradition.
He has published widely on British military history including (J.P. Harris with Niall Barr), Amiens to the Armistice, (Brasseys, 1998) and Flodden 1513 (Tempus, 2001). His most recent work was a major study of the Alamein campaign, Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein which was published by Jonathan Cape Ltd in June 2004 and his study of the British ex-service movement, The Lion and the Poppy: British Veterans, Politics and Society 1921-1939, was published by Praeger Publishers in 2005.
He is married, has two young children, and lives in Oxfordshire.
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