Anthony Coutts-Britton

Accredited Guide Number: 20

Anthony Coutts-Britton had the good fortune to have been tutored by some of the famous names in military history, most notably, David Chandler, Anthony Brett-James and John Keegan. His specialities are the European battlefields of the World Wars and the Napoleonic period. Tony served in the British Army and later had a second career with NATO in Belgium. Far East tours of duty were in Hong Kong and then in Korea with the UN. He served in Germany, Northern Ireland and twice in Berlin. He is an Independent Battlefield Guide. He is also a speaker, presenting to audiences on military, political and social history. Since 2010, he has been a cruise ship speaker.

He graduated in History at the University of Maryland. He is an accredited Badged Guide of the Guild of Battlefield Guides of which he is a Past Chairman and a senior examiner. In November 2014, he was elected a Fellow of the Guild of Battlefield Guides.


ArdennesArnhemNapoleonNormandy LandingsWWIWWIIWaterloo


BelgiumEuropeFranceNetherlandsWestern Europe

Areas of Expertise

  • Western Front
  • Normandy
  • Arnhem
  • Ardennes
  • Waterloo