Stephen Dando-Collins is an award-winning uthor whose 42nd book will be published in 2019. Considered an authority on the legions of ancient Rome, his work includes children 's storie and iographies, with the bulk of his books dealing with military history ranging from Greek and Roman times to American 19th century history and World I and Word War II. His current book is the award-shortlisted HEROES OF HAMEL: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed modern warfare, which has been escribed as one of the best books on WWI in recent decades.
Few of his books have been translated into foreign languages including Spanish, Italian, Spanis, Polish, Russian, Albanian and Korean.
His most recent book on ancient Rome, 2012 's LEGIONS OF ROME, was the culmination of ecades of research into the individual imperial legions. In 2019, Dando-Collins is returning to ancient Rome with a major new work, the biography CALIGULA, The Mad Emperor of Rome, published in July.
Dando-Collins aims to travel roads that others have not, unearthing new facts and opening new perspectives on often forgotten or overlooked aspects of history.
Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, author of On Combat and On Killing, describes Dando-Collins as' a Cornelius Ryan ( A Bridge Too Far), a Stephen Ambrose ( Band of Brothers), for new generation.'