|Terry Brighton writes on military history. His work is published in the UK and the US, and in translation around the world.|
|Terry was born in the UK, and grew up with the Beatles and the bomb. At university he ducked philosophy lectures to read Sartre and Camus,, becaue they made more sense than the professors. He joined anti-Vietnam War protests, and as God was with the radicals, he was ordained an Anglican priest.|
|He became curate of St Martin's in Hereford and chaplain at the SAS camp. From these men he learned the truth about war - and none of it was reaching the history books. Finding that a man cannot live on his knees, and left the Chuch.|
|Terry became a curator in the 17th/21st Lancers Regimental Museum at Belvoir Castle. In the archives he discovered first-hand accounts by survivors of the charge at Omdurman, and the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava. These led to his first two books.|
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In 2009 Terry left the Ministry of Defence to write full-time, and married Linda. In 2010 he was awarded the Imperial Service Medal. Terry and Linda lived in Tereife for four years before returning to the UK, and are currently renovating their new home, an eighteenth-century listed building in Market Rasen.
Terry Brighton 2016