Robert Shaw

Accredited Guide Number: 106

Robert Shaw is an accredited Battlefield tour guide and has written military history books on the SAS, SOE and the Cold War. He retired from the British Army after a career spanning over 25 years where he worked in the fields of IEDD, logistics and intelligence, working for UKSF and DIS. He subsequently managed training for the UN and NATO in Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine, Nigeria and Somalia. His battlefield tour expertise and experience includes the American Civil War, WW1, WW2 and the Cold War in UK, USA, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Sicily, Crete, the Baltic States, Ukraine, Poland and the Balkans. Robert has a Master’s degree in Global Security from Cranfield University and lectures at UCL on intelligence and defence matters and counter proliferation.


American Civil WarCold WarWWIWWII

Caters For

Adult Coach GroupsBattlefield StudiesBespoke GroupCollege GroupsMilitary & VeteranSchool GroupsStaff Rides

Areas of Expertise

Intelligence, Logistics, Airborne, SF, Joint, Interagency and Multinational Operations and Combined arms operations across the spectrum of conflict from high intensity warfare to stability and peacekeeping.

Other specialisms: The Soviet/Russian military and intelligence forces from 1917 to the present.