21 February 2018 09:00
Dr John Greenacre
Subject: Shot at Dawn
Dr John Greenacre is now a military historian, following a 24-year career in the Army. As a helicopter pilot, he deployed on operations during the Gulf War, to the Balkans and Northern Ireland. He has also worked in Germany, Canada, the Falkland Islands and Kenya in areas from procurement to arms control. John achieved an MA in Military Studies from Cranfield (the Royal Military College of Science) and was awarded his PhD in History from the University of Leeds.
John is a part-time lecturer at Suffolk University and was appointed the Suffolk Centenary Coordinator in 2013, responsible for coordinating outreach activity centred on the centenary of the First World War. This includes academic, community and educational outreach activity across Suffolk with particular emphasis on working with schools throughout the county. He also works as a Battlefield Guide throughout Europe and has authored several books on military history.