Peter Lieb

Dr Peter Lieb is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Prior to this he was a Research Fellow at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich and the German Historical Institute in Paris. He holds a PhD and an MA from the University of Munich. His research interests are the German Army in World War I and World War II, and insurgencies and counterinsurgency in the 20th century. He has written numerous articles in English, German and French on these topics. His major studies are a book on the radicalisation of warfare in the West in 1944 with the title ‘Konventioneller Krieg oder NS-Weltanschauungskrieg? Kriegführung und Partisanenbekämpfung in Frankreich 1943/44’ (2007) and a fundamental contribution on the German occupation in the Ukraine in 1918 in the multi-authored book ‘Die Ukraine. Zwischen Selbstbestimmung und Fremdherrschaft 1917-1922’ (2011). He also served as an expert witness for military history in a Nazi war crimes trial in Munich in 2009.

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