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W J R Gardner

W J R (Jock) Gardner is a historian in the Naval Historical Branch of Naval Staff of the Ministry of Defence where he has worked since 1994 after a naval career, specialising in antisubmarine warfare and intelligence. As a historian, his interests are 20th century naval history and intelligence. He has lectured from Moscow to Monterey on various topics, as well as being published in a range of academic journals and holding an external post at Brunel University. His books include Decoding History: The Battle of Atlantic and Ultra (Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1999). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.