The Foundation: October 1920 * Melilla: 1921-23 * Xauen and Alhucemas: 1924-27 * Asturias and the National Rising: 1934-36 * Civil War in Spain: 1936-39 * Ifni- Sahara: 1957-58 * End of a Mission: 1961-76 * The Plates
John Scurr was born in Edinburgh in 1931. He studied at Boroughmiur Secondary School where he obtained a Scottish Higher Education Certificate. He was called for National Service from 1941-51, when he served in Malaya with the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. In 1964 he settled into local government in London, from which he took early retirement in 1992. John Scurr has written three Osprey titles among a host of other books. Bryan Fosten was born in 1928, the son of a Master Military Embroiderer and a Court Embroidress. He served in the army in Egypt and Palestine and returned to follow the printing trade. Since 1973 he has devoted himself to military research and illustration. He is the founding editor of the magazine Tradition and has written and illustrated many books, often in collaboration with his late brother, Donald Fosten.