Amarpal Singh was born in Punjab in 1962. He spent over twenty years working in the software industry before turning to his real interest in military history and the exploration and analysis of battlefields. He appears on and collaborates regularly with the BBC and has worked and appeared on various documentaries on TV as well as on radio. He has also talked on the military history of the British Raj period at various museums and institutions in the UK. He lives in London with his wife and two sons. He is currently working on a new book on the siege of Delhi in 1857, due for release in the UK in 2018.