Jonathan Walker is an established military history author and lecturer and is a regular contributor to BBC radio and TV documentaries. A keen battlefield walker, he has visited numerous sites of conflict across Europe, South Africa, America and Asia. He is an Honorary Research Associate, University of Birmingham and a member of the British Commission for Military History. His best-known books include War Letters to a Wife, Aden Insurgency and Poland Alone.
'An excellent, even handed account of a highly contentious battle...Walker debunks many myths.';;British Army Review;;'Jonathan Walker has produced a comprehensive and most readable account...For serious students, and those simply interested in this period, it is a great read.';;Journal of the Australian War Memorial;;'Walker's command of the sources held in archives in Britain and in and in Australia is masterly. This allows him to move easily from the concerns of high command to the experiences of the PBI, and to produce a picture of Bullecourt "in the round"...The Blood Tub is a well- research, well-written, and analytical account of the battles for Bullecourt in 1917.';;Professor Gary Sheffield, Military Illustrated.;;'Deeply researched and well-written. For the serious student of war, The Blood Tub will repay thoughtful reading.';;Tank Journal;;'The width and soundness of The Blood Tub's research both here and in Australia's yields a mass of diary material...This is a thorough, lucid and unbiased account of Bullecourt that must be the standard work on the ghastly battle.';;Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research.;;'Well-researched and thorough account of one of the most horrific episodes of the First World War.';;Soldier magazine.