|Terry Brighton writes on military history. His work is published in the UK and the US, and in translation around the world.|
Terry will be speaking at Historicon 2016 held at Fredericksburg Expo Centre, Virginia. This year's theme: Cavalry - Mounted Warfare through the Ages.
Legendary rock group Iron Maiden is issuing a stronger version of its Trooper beer. Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson explained: "The name TROOPER 666 comes from research by historian Terry Brighton, who has shown that 666 men rode in The Charge of the Light Brigade in 1854."
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel (US)
Teaming up with 'General Patton' to promote this triple biography of the three most controversial generals of the Second World War, in which Terry portrays the clash of mighty armies as a personal bout between three men.
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Promoting Hell Riders on the Richard and Judy Show. The book tells of the most horrific charge in military history and puts the reader in the saddle to race down the Valley of Death with the Light Brigade. More ...
Terry is currently researching ...... George Washington and Jefferson Davis
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Latest reviewBrighton moves into the top rank of general audience military writers with this efferevescent, perceptive book.
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Latest reader feedbackI've just plunged through your book - the most thrilling days of headlong reading I can remember in years. Peter M Webster (US)
Work completed (fiction): Dead Men Riding
Major Jack Blake of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Department
- a man with pistol and ball in the soul.
Dead Men Riding reconstructs the great battles of the Crimean War in an action adventure story featuring Jack Blake. More ...
Work in progress (non-fiction): Winston's Charge
young Winston Churchill rode in the last full cavalry charge made
by the Britsh Army at Omdurman in 1898.
Terry reconstructs the charge using survivors' first-hand accounts from regimental archives.
Terry Brighton 2016