Magnificent... the fear, the courage, the uncertainty and the sheer mayhem of two days intensive fighting is frequently more vivid than any film (Misha Glenny Misha Glenny, Mail on Sunday
Superb, fast-paced. Captures the grit and the gore, the exhaustion and emotion, the killing and the dying (Raymond Bonner Raymond Bonner, The Guardian
This is an uncommonly vivid portrait of battle, matched by sharp investigation of purposes, intrigues and cock-ups... Grey's descriptions of firefights are exemplary (Max Hastings Max Hastings, Sunday Times
A fascinating insight... a catalogue of doubt, criticism and anger (David Crouch David Crouch, Financial Times
A gripping and moving account (Dr Rodney Atwood Dr Rodney Atwood, Soldier Magazine
An exceptional piece of reportage (Michael Smith Michael Smith, New Statesman
'An uncommonly vivid portrait of battle, matched by sharp investigation of purposes, intrigues and cock-ups.'