Paul Reed is a leading military historian and author, who works in television. Paul has lived on the Somme battlefields since the mid-1990s, and has been visiting the area since 1982. He has written several books on the battle including the best-selling Walking The Somme. For many years Paul has worked in television, on a string of TV history programmes including Meet The Ancestors, Timewatch, My Family At War, Who Do You Think You Are, and more recently worked on Channel 5’s WW1 Tunnels of Death. In 2016 he was an advisor to the BBC for Somme100 coverage and is currently working on a documentary about the Somme for Channel 4 which will be shown in November 2016.
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Paul also works as Head Battlefield Guide for Leger Holidays and this site and his well-received Great War Photos and WW1 Centenary websites are his on-line contribution to the Centenary of the Great War which started in 2014.