Copyright  Anthony Tucker-Jones  2018

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After University Anthony started his writing career freelancing for the internationally renowned Jane’s Defence Weekly.  Subsequently he was recruited by the British Defence Intelligence Staff. Since then he has forged a career as a full time author and writer.

This included a decade as a leading feature writer for Military Illustrated. He has contributed to numerous other military and naval magazines. Anthony has written over 40 books with his work published by amongst others Bloomsbury,The History Press, Osprey and Pen & Sword.  

His expertise has been called upon by various multimedia outlets over the years including The History Channel. In some quarters he has become known as ‘The Tank Man.’

Just Published

This year saw the publication of Kursk 1943: Hitler’s Bitter Harvest and The Killing Game: A Thousand Years of Warfare, both of which were well received by the trade press.


Current Projects

Anthony’s numerous current projects include a major study of D-Day, covering the landings and subsequent Normandy campaign, as well as commentary for a brand new edition of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War specially designed for modern readers. Both due for publication in 2019.

Future Projects

Commissioned projects for next year include a unique study of the battle of Arnhem from the German prospective called The Devil’s Bridge.