One of the world's leading historians and biographers, he has a PhD from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and is a Visiting Professor at the War Studies Department of King's College, London. He has written 13 books, including the awardwinning The Storm Of War: A New History Of The Second World War and Masters And Commanders. His biography, Churchill: Walking With Destiny, will be published in October.
‘I’m enormously looking forward to visiting the Normandy beaches and battlefields once again, as they never fail to move me profoundly.’ The sheer heroism of the men of the Overlord campaign is evident from the beaches, the cliffs, the bocages, the landing grounds, and of course the cemeteries. I’ll be putting the campaign into the overall context of the war in one lecture, and then looking at D-Day itself in another, as well as explaining why Hitler lost.Andrew Roberts