General Sir John Winthrop Hackett, GCB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC (5 November 1910 – 9 September 1997) was an Australian-born British soldier, painter, university administrator, author and in later life, a commentator.

Books in order of publication:

  • The Profession Of Arms, 1963
  • I Was A Stranger, 1977
  • The Third World War, 1978
  • Third World War: Lecture, 1979
  • The Third World War: The Untold Story, 1982
  • Warfare In the Ancient World, 1989
  • The Devil’s Birthday: Bridges to Arnhem, 1944, 1992
  • The History of the Glider Pilot Regiment: An Official History, 1992
  • To Save A Life, 1995