A foreign correspondent, Barry Renfrew has covered wars in Afghanistan, Africa and the former Soviet Union during 30 years of reporting on political upheaval across the globe. On two occasions he was caught in bombing raids. His reporting won a number of major journalism awards, including The Associated Press Top Reporting Award; he was twice a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. In addition to extensive experience as a war and defence correspondent, Renfrew has a life-long interest in British colonial military history. Previous publications include: Forgotten Regiments and Wings of Empire.