Hew Francis Anthony STRACHAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-09-01
Education Rugby, CCC Cambridge (MA, PhD)
Books & Publications British Military Uniforms 1768-1796 (1975), History of the Cambridge University Officers Training Corps (1976), European Armies and the Conduct of War (1983), Wellington's Legacy: The Reform of the British Army 1830-54 (1984), From Waterloo to Balaclava: Tactics, Technology and the British Army (1985, Templer Medal), The Politics of the British Army (1997, Westminster Medal), The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War (ed, 1998), The British Army, Manpower and Society into the 21st Century (ed, 2000), The First World War, Vol I, To Arms (2001), Military Lives (ed, 2002), The First World War: a new illustrated history (2003), Big Wars and Small Wars: The British Army and the Lessons of War in the 20th Century (ed, 2006), Clausewitz on War (2007), Clausewitz in the 21st Century (ed, 2007), The Changing Character of War (ed, 2011), La Guerre Irregulière (ed, 2011), British Generals in Blair's Wars (ed, 2013), The Direction of War (2013)
Recreations shooting, rugby football (now spectating)
Clubs New (Edinburgh), Hawks' (Cambridge)
Style Prof Sir Hew Strachan
Career shipping trainee The Ben Line Steamers Ltd 1971-72; res fell CCC Cambridge 1975-78, sr lectr Dept of War Studies and Int Affairs RMA Sandhurst 1978-79; CCC Cambridge: fell 1979- (life fell 1992-), dean of coll 1981-86, tutor for admissions 1981-88, dir of studies in history 1986-92, sr tutor 1987 and 1989-92; prof of modern history Univ of Glasgow 1992-2001, Chichele prof of the history of war Univ of Oxford 2002-, fell All Souls Coll Oxford 2002-, dir Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War Univ of Oxford 2004-12, Humanitas visiting prof in war studies Univ of Cambridge 2011; major research fellowship Leverhulme Tst 2008-11, dir Scottish Centre for War Studies 1996-2001; jt ed War in History jl 1994-2013; memb Cncl: Soc for Army Historical Res 1980-95, Lancing Coll 1982-90, Nat Army Museum 1994-2003; cmmr Cwlth War Graves Cmmn 2006-, memb Advsy Bd Def Acad 2008-, memb Chief of the Defence Staff's Strategic Advsy Panel 2010-, chair Task Force on Rebuilding the Military Covenant for the PM 2010, advsr Jt Parly Ctee on the Nat Security Strategy 2011-; DL Tweeddale 2006-14, Lord Lt Tweeddale 2014-; govr: Rugby Sch 1985-2007, Stowe Sch 1990-2002; Brig Queen's Body Guard for Scotland (Royal Co of Archers) 2008 (memb Cncl 2003-12); tstee Imperial War Museum 2010-, memb UK Advsy Ctee on the Centenary of the First World War 2012-; Br Acad Thank Offering to Britain fell 1998-99; Hon DUniv Paisley 2005; FRHistS, FRSE 2003
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