After serving with the Parachute Regiment Alan Malcher worked for crown services of the British government and is now a military historian and freelance journalist living in central London.  He has an MA in modern social and cultural history from the University of London and apart from being engaged in historical research he also publishes papers and books on current military affairs associated with information warfare. 

His contribution to a number of defence and security periodicals during the 1990s resulted in becoming a regular guest speaker on national television, radio and frequently advising national newspapers, defence correspondents and working on several investigative television documentaries.

Alan Malcher can be contacted at and his books will be found at Amazon and other online and traditional book shops