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Jack Gill

John H. Gill (Jack), co–designer of Fuentes de Oñoro 20, is a professor on the faculty of the Near East­–South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, affiliated with the National Defense University in Washington DC. A former U.S. Army South Asia Foreign Area Officer, he retired as a colonel in 2005 after more than 27 years of active service. Specializing in military history of the Napoleonic period, his publications include With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the 1809 Campaign, and A Soldier for Napoleon (editor), as well as chapters, articles, and papers presented to the Society for Military History, the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, and the German Studies Association. His most recent publication is Thunder on the Danube (2008–10), a three–volume history of the 1809 Franco–Austrian War. In his South Asian incarnation, his publications include an Atlas of the 1971 India-Pakistan War, chapters on current Indian and Pakistani political-military affairs, US-Indian relations, and India-Pakistan crisis behavior.