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Antony Beevor

Military historian - author of Stalingrad and D-Day.

14/12/1946 -
  • Antony Beevor is one of Britain's leading historians, winning numerous awards and has been translated into twenty-nine different languages.
  • He studied at Winchester College where one of his tutors was the famous historian John Keegan.
  • Before becoming a full-time writer, Beevor served as an officer with the 11th Hussars and as an account executive with the advertising firm Masius Wynne Williams.
  • His history books have been hugely successful and are often used themselves as sources in other History texts.
  • Beevor is often praised for his focus on the ordinary lives of both combatants and civilians in war environments.

Book and writing awards

Runciman Award 1992 (Crete: the Battle and the Resistance), Samuel Johnson Prize 1999 (Stalingrad), Hawthornden Prize 1999 ( Stalingrad ), Longman-History-Today Trustees' Award 2003 (Berlin - The Downfall 1945 ).

Similar authors to Antony Beevor

Sir Max HastingsIan Kershaw and John Keegan.

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