A definitive history of one of the most famous and controversial battles of World War II, from the highest strategic level down to the bitter fighting on the ground. A military classic.
About the Author
Fred Majdalany was born in Manchester in 1913. During the war he fought in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, was wounded and was awarded the M.C. In the closing months of the war, when he was Chief Instructor of an OCTU, he wrote his first novel, The Monastery, which has since been adapted for BBC transmission. From 1946 he wrote for the Daily Mail.