Philip Sidnell has a First Class degree in War Studies and History from King's College London and was for some years the Editor of The Military and Aviation Book Society, Ancient and Medieval History Book Club and the History Guild.
He is now a commissioning editor for Pen & Sword Books, one of the UK's leading specialist publishers of military history. He edited Tribute: the Combat Experiences of the Military and Aviation Book Club, and wrote Warhorse: Cavalry in Ancient Warfare.
A keen wargamer, he has a deep interest in all periods of military history but a special fondness for the ancient world. He lives and works in Kent.