Lloyd Clark

Professor Lloyd Clark is Head of Academic Research at the Centre for Army Leadership, the British Army’s custodian of leadership debate, thinking and doctrine, and Professor of Modern War Studies at the University of Buckingham’s Humanities Research Institute.

Lloyd has lectured around the world to various universities, military institutions and think tanks and his publications include books on the First and Second World Wars as well as more recent conflicts including the Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan. His numerous academic papers reflect his research interests in leadership and command; military lesson learning; training and education; the development of strategy and the conduct of operations.

He is currently writing a book with the working title: ‘Generals: Strategic Leadership in War and Peace since 1900′ which draw on his  recent lecture to the new British Army Generalship Course. Lloyd is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Managing Trustee Airborne Assault Normandy Trust, a member of British Commission for Military History and is on the Editorial Advisory and Review Board of the peer review journal’Global War Studies’.


Blitzkrieg: Myth, Reality and Hitler’s Lightning War – France 1940

Myth, Reality and Hitler's Lightning War - France 1940

Praise for Blitzkrieg:   Review in BBC History Magazine by Prof Ashley Jackson ‘It is …

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Kursk: The Greatest Battle – Eastern Front, 1943

The Greatest Battle

Eastern Front 1943

Shortlisted for the British Army Book of the Year Praise for Kursk: General the Lord Danna …

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Arnhem: Jumping the Rhine 1944-45 – The Greatest Airborne battle in History

Jumping The Rhine 1944 and 1945

The Greatest Airborne Battle in History

Praise for Arnhem: Daily Telegraph ‘Among the thousand of books devoted to Second World Wa …

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Anzio: The Friction of War – Italy and the Battle for Rome, 1944

The Friction of War

Italy and the Battle for Rome 1944

Praise for Anzio: Alex Kershaw ‘Lloyd Clark’s lucid, elegantly written book is well overdu …

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‘BBC History Magazine’ Review of ‘Kursk’


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‘BBC History Magazine’ Review of ‘Blitzkrieg’


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BBC 1 ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’


In Tunisia filming ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ with Paul Hollywood.   This episode of the extremely popular BBC programme opened the 12th Series.   ‘Baker Paul Hollywood grew up very near his maternal grandparents and was particularly close to his grandfather, Norman Harman. The discovery of Norman’s service medals sends Paul off on a […]

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The Inaugural Alderney Literary Festival


At the first ever Alderney Literary Festival speaking about ‘Great Deeds in Words – The Challenge of Writing Military History’.   For details about future festivals on the island follow the link:!festival/lqc05

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