Julian Putkowski is a British university teacher, military historian, researcher, and broadcaster. He has written extensively on military executions in World War I. Putkowski graduated from the University of Essex in 1976. He has since then been researching military discipline and dissent.
Surﬁng Tommies follows three men on their journey from North Wheal Leisure tin mine to the horrors of the trenches in the First World War.
In a series of narratives, this book describes in detail a number of mutinies and protests that took place in Britain, France and India.