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    Research and development areas

  • Baltic
  • War studies
  • Military history
  • Military sociology
  • Russia
  • Strategic culture


Military historian specialized in 20. century military history.
A leading Scandinavian expert on World War One and Two, with a special interest in Russian affairs and history.
Experienced teacher and thesis supervisor with experience from several institutions of higher learning.  
I comment on Russian affairs and military history in the Danish media on a regular basis.
Author of a range of books and articles books including the bestsellers Under hagekors og Dannebrog and Waffen-SS: Europas nazistiske soldater (with Claus Bundgård Christensen and Peter Scharff Smith.
Next on my to-do list as historian is working on themes from recent Danish military history. In addition I am preparing a book on war veterans and a book om theorethical and methodological aspects of military history.

Latest research outputs

  1. Published

    Anmeldelse af Det ensomme hjerte af Tom Buk-Swienty på Krigsvidenskab.dk

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  2. Published

    Derfor glemte vi østfronten

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  3. Published

    1716: The Great Northern War: New Perspectives

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

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