Tim Lynch joined the army at the age of sixteen and saw active service with the Army Air Corps in the Falklands and Northern Ireland. After returning to civilian life he co-authored one of the first studies of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among British veterans and was closely involved in the campaign for improved services for ex-service personnel. He is trained in Critical Incident Debriefing and as a Probation Officer working with offender veterans both in custody and in the community. He is also a freelance writer and photographer specialising in military history and is a regular contributor to a variety of magazines in Britain and the US. His books include Battlefield Archaeology, Silent Skies:Gliders at War and Dunkirk 1940: Whereabouts Unknown as well as contributions to The Falklands War: Then and Now and 3 Para – Mount Longdon.