Dilip Sarkar, MBE
Author and historian
Dilip Sarkar is a prolific, best-selling, author well-known for his extensive work on the Battle of Britain period. Concentrating on the human experience, Dilip is driven to record and share the deeply moving stories of casualties, with an emphasis on the ‘missing’, and survivors’ memories. This retired police detective with a First in Modern History was made an MBE for services to aviation history in 2003, and elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Historical Society in 2006. He exhibits and speaks internationally, having presented at such prestigious venues as the Imperial War Museums, RAF Museums, the Airborne Museum Hartenstein, National Memorial Arboretum and Oxford University, and works on TV documentaries on and off-screen.