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Adrian Gilbert is a military history writer with over 25 years of experience in publishing. He is the author of POW: Allied Prisoners in Europe 1939-1945, which was named one of the 10 best books of the year by The Sunday Times in 2006. His most recent book is Voices of the Legion: The French Foreign Legion in its Own Words. He has also written on World War II and sniping (his book Sniper: One-on-One has sold 100,000 copies in the US).

He is a former book reviewer for The Good Book Guide and has also reviewed for the Guardian and The Sunday Times. He has made numerous television appearances, most recently as a POW expert on the Channel 4 documentary The Great Escape: The Reckoning, broadcast in November 2009.

Adrian Gilbert launched War Books Review in the November 2009. You can find out more about Adrian's work on his website
www.adrian-gilbert.co.uk.