Despite having many books on WW2 I still found this account illuminating, entertaining and respectful - a crucial emphasis, given the way we seem to have lost our way re our moral compass as a nation. Mr Kershaw shows in Never Surrender how much the current generation of British men and women owe to those who gave their lives for us. One can only wish that every 16-40 year old manages to read a copy of this book, so that they would understand why we, the silent majority, get upset when callow youths see fit to urinate over public war memorials. Kershaw manages to get fantastic stories from the people he interviews, and one can almost feel the sand, sea and grime as he recounts tank warfare, battles at sea and in the air. A fantastic book and one that deserves rich and widespread acclaim.
on 31 January 2014
first book i have read by robert kershaw and i thoroughly enjoyed it, i normally only read the forgotten voices books,
but this book was very good, i recommend this book,i ordered 'it never snows in september' and that is proving to be a
great read as well, nice to read about the 'other sides' take on arnhen.