Taylor Downing is a historian and writer whose best selling books include works on the First and Second World Wars and the Cold War. Taylor also writes on the history of film and television.

Books in order of publication:

The Troubles1980
Civil War1992
Olympia1993
Cold War1998
Battle Stations: Decisive Weapons of the Second World War2000
Churchill’s War Lab: Code Breakers, Boffins and Innovators: the Mavericks Who Brought Britain Victory2010
Spies in the Sky: The Secret Battle for Aerial Intelligence During World War II2011
The World at War2012
Night Raid The True Story of the First Victorious British2013
Secret Warriors: The Spies, Scientists and Code Breakers of World War I2014
Breakdown: The Crisis of Shell Shock on the Somme, 19162016
1983: Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink2018
1983: The World at the Brink2019