- Ian Dear Books
Books by Ian Dear
n former regular officer in the Royal Marines, Ian Dear has written a number of books on maritime and military subjects, the latest being a history of Ten Commando, 1942-1945 (1987). He is also the editor of Oxford English: A Guide to the Language (1986) and the A-Z of Sailing Terms (1987). Michael Foot is an historian and former wartime intelligence officer. He was Professor of Modern History at the University of Manchester (1967-73), and editor of the first four volumes of the Gladstone Diaries. His other works include SOE in France, Resistance, and Holland at War against Hitler.