Jim Storr was an infantry officer in the British Army for 25 years. He served in the British Army of the Rhine for five years in the 1980s. A graduate of the Army Staff College, Camberley, he also worked in the Ministry of Defence, the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, and wrote high-level doctrine. His main interests are now consultancy, research and postgraduate teaching. He was professor of war studies at the Norwegian Military Academy for four years. His published works include 'The Human Face of War', 'The Hall of Mirrors' (on war and warfare in the twentieth century) and a re-appraisal of the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain.