Chris Baker is a former chairman of the Western Front Association, author of the website the Long, Long Trail and founder of the Great War Forum. A chartered engineer by profession and formerly a director of several management consulting firms, Chris now concentrates on his military research business, fourteeneighteen. He is a member and honorary research fellow of the University of Birmingham’s Centre for First World War Studies and was awarded the MA in British First World War Studies in 2007. He has written a number of articles on the Great War for magazines and journals including the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales and Stand To! The Journal of the Western Front Association.