David Wragg is the author of more than forty books, including a number for The History Press. Formerly a journalist contributing to "The Sunday Telegraph" and "The Spectator," he has also worked in transport with P&O and as an advisor to the then Chartered Institute of Transport. He has been a political activist and former Transport Convenor of his local community council and takes a close interest in defence issues. His books on naval and aviation history have been co-published in the USA and translated. He lives in Scotland.