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Celia Lee is an honorary research fellow of the Centre for First World War Studies, University of Birmingham. She has made a special study of the role of Churchill women in war. She is the author of Jean, Lady Hamilton and Jack: The Churchill Brothers and The Churchills: A Family Portrait. She is currently writing a study of the public work of HRH The Duke of Kent.

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John Lee is an Executive Officer of the British Commission for Military History, an Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for First World War Studies at Birmingham University, a National Council Member of the Army Records Society and a rank-and-file member of the Western Front Association and the Gallipoli Association. He is well known as a writer, lecturer and battlefield tour guide specialising in the operational history of the First World War. He works in publishing, lives in London and Northern Ireland, and is married to Celia, a fellow historian and biographer.

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