“With clear prose and an excellent writing style, Stephen Harding, editor of Military History magazine, is to be commended for bringing another interesting story of World War II to
The advent of the 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack at Pearl Harbor has had at least something to do with the publication of this book.
As a war winds down, with victory in sight, no one wants to be the last one killed. As a rule, participants tend to become somewhat cautious or reluctant to put their lives on the line.
In a conflict as massive as was World War II, it is inevitable that there would be a plethora of personal and personally heroic stories to be told.
Stephen Harding is senior editor of Military History and a prolific researcher and military historian whose works include seven other nonfiction books as well as hundreds of magazine artic