As close as you can get to the reality of war. Three generations of front line soldiers recount their experiences.
Few people today experience a live war situation; even professional soldiers can serve their career without going to war. Yet the question is often asked, what is it like How do combatants cope with the danger How does a battle look to the ordinary soldier
In a unique mix of dialogue, reportage and objective historical analysis - ''faction'' - Bryan Perrett brings the reality of war to the reader in a direct, no-holds-barred, exciting narrative. The fictional soldiers in this book, based on recorded accounts, are at the very heart of the action. From Mons in 1918, through the First and Second World Wars to Malaya in 1956, Vietnam in 1968 and Kuwait in 1991.
Bryan Perrett, a former army man himself, has been writing about military adventure and heroism for some years now, collecting a large band of enthusiastic readers. His books have formed the mainstay of the Cassell Military Paperbacks list and include such gems as LAST STAND!, AT ALL COSTS!, IMPOSSIBLE VICTORIES, AGAINST ALL ODDS!, and many more.