Iain Ballantyne

Portrait of Iain Ballantyne

Iain Ballantyne is the award-winning author of military and naval history books, and contributor to television news and documentary programmes, and radio shows. In 2021 his Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom was the subject of a major television documentary broadcast in the UK by Channel 4. Iain is a former newspaper reporter and currently Editor of a globally read defence magazine, occasionally writing for other publications. His other books include The Deadly Trade (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), a history of submarine warfare and Hunter Killers (Orion), covering the Cold War undersea confrontation. He is the host of Warships Pod.

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