TONY JAQUES is an independent scholar. Mr. Jaques was born in New Zealand and graduated in political science, then started his professional life in journalism in New Zealand and London, before moving to political speechwriting. He now works and teaches in the field of Corporate Communication and Issue Management, where he has published extensively, for a Fortune 500 company. A schoolboy enthusiasm for World War II became a lifetime passion for military history in all eras. He is currently a resident of Melbourne, Australia.