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Jonathan David Latimer (1964 – 4 January 2009) was an historian and writer based in Wales. His books include Operation Compass 1940 (Osprey, 2000), Tobruk 1941 (Osprey, 2001), Deception in War (John Murray, 2001), Alamein (John Murray, 2002), Burma: The Forgotten War (John Murray, 2004) and 1812: War with America (Harvard University Press, 2007) which won a Distinguished Book Award from the Society for Military History and was shortlisted for the George Washington Book Prize.

Born in Prestatyn, Wales Latimer was educated at Christleton County High School, Chester. He studied for a geography degree at University College, Swansea but switched course to graduate in oceanography. He worked as an oceanographer until becoming a full-time writer in 1997.

In 2003 he became an honorary research fellow at his alma mater (by this time Swansea University) and was appointed as a part-time lecturer in History at on the BA (Hons) degree scheme 'War and Society'. He was also a guest lecturer at the Joint Services Command and Staff College at Shrivenham.

Latimer was an enthusiastic part-time soldier. Originally enlisting as a sapper in the Royal Monmouthshire , he was commissioned in 1986 into the 3rd Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers, Territorial Army. He spent periods attached to regular battalions in Northern Ireland (1989), Australia (1991–2) and as an intelligence officer (1992–3).

Latimer died following a heart attack in January 2009. His book, Buccaneers of the Caribbean: How Piracy Forged an Empire was published posthumously in April 2009.
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Total Books: 24
1812 War with America
2009 - 1812 War with America (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674034778
ISBN-10: 0674034775
Genre: History
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Buccaneers of the Caribbean How Piracy Forged an Empire
2009 - Buccaneers of the Caribbean How Piracy Forged an Empire (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674034037
ISBN-10: 0674034031
Genre: History
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Niagara 1814 The final invasion
2009 - Niagara 1814 the Final Invasion [Campaign] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846034398
ISBN-10: 1846034396
Genre: History
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Burma The Forgotten War
2005 - Burma the Forgotten War (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780719565762
ISBN-10: 0719565766
Genre: History
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Burma
2004 - Burma (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780719565755
ISBN-10: 0719565758
Genre: History
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Alamein
2004 - Alamein (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674013766
ISBN-10: 067401376X
Genre: History
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Operation Compass 1940  Wavell's Whirlwind Offensive
2004 - Operation Compass 1940 Wavell's Whirlwind Offensive [Praeger Illustrated Military History] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780275982867
ISBN-10: 0275982866
Genre: History
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Tobruk 1941  Rommel's Opening Move
2004 - Tobruk 1941 Rommel's Opening Move [Praeger Illustrated Military History] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780275982874
ISBN-10: 0275982874
Genre: History
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Deception in War
2003 - Deception in War (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780719562167
ISBN-10: 0719562163
Genre: History
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Deception in War The Art of the Bluff the Value of Deceit and the Most Thrilling Episodes of Cunning in Military History from the Trojan Horse to the Gulf War
Tobruk 1941 Rommel's Opening Move
2001 - Tobruk 1941 Rommel's Opening Move [Campaign, 80] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781841760926
ISBN-10: 1841760927
Genre: History
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Deception in War The Rt of the Bluff the Value of Deceit and the Most Thrilling Episodes of Cunning in Military History From the Trojan Horse to the Gulf War
Operation Compass 1940 Wavell's Whirlwind Offensive
2000 - Operation Compass 1940 Wavell's Whirlwind Offensive [Campaign Series, 73] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781855329676
ISBN-10: 1855329670
Genre: History
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Buccaneers of the Caribbean How Piracy Forged an Empire 1607-1697
El Alamein
El Alamein [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788493356408
ISBN-10: 8493356409
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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