The Man Behind The Book

Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC is an international businessman, philanthropist, author and pollster. His numerous roles include being the founder and chairman of the board of Crimestoppers, a trustee of the Imperial War Museum, chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University and treasurer of the International Democrat Union. From 2005 to 2010, he was deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. His political research is published in full at

Lord Ashcroft, who has had a lifelong interest in bravery, has written five previous books on courage, together with several books and pamphlets on politics and polling. Along with Isabel Oakeshott, he is the author of Call Me Dave, an unauthorised biography of David Cameron.

Lord Ashcroft’s VC and GC collection is on public display at the Imperial War Museum, London. For more information, visit

For more information on his work, visit For more information on his VC collection, visit: Follow him on Twitter: @LordAshcroft.

Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II

Published by Biteback Publishing, the book is available from November 8 2016. It has two principle aims: to champion acts of great bravery and to raise money for charity. All author’s royalties are being donated to military charities.

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