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Philip Ziegler

Philip Ziegler

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Philip Ziegler is one of Britain's finest biographers. His previous subjects have included Diana Cooper, Mountbatten, Edward VIII, Harold Wilson and Osbert Sitwell. He is a historian of the Black Death and has also written London at War, the history of the Blitz, and Soldiers, which was based on interviews with Chelsea Pensioners.Philip Ziegler was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford, where he gained first class honours in Jurisprudence. He then joined the Diplomatic Service and served in Vientiane, Paris, Pretoria and Bogota before resigning to join the publishers William Collins, where he was editorial director for over fifteen years.

Books by Philip Ziegler

Soldiers

Fascinating, in-depth study of the character and spirit of soldiers

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London At War

'Superb-If you only buy one book about the Second World War-London at War should be it.' Andrew Roberts, Evening Standard

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