"there is no denying his ability to tell a good story, with plenty of action to carry the reader along" -- Christopher Allmand THE TABLET "a large, very well written and endearing book" -- Bertrand Taithe LITERARY REVIEW "a considerably wider factual story. everything the general reader will ever want to know" -- John Hinton CATHOLIC HERALD "Brilliantly evocative writing from an expert historian" MILITARY ILLUSTRATED "compelling style and (a) talent for pithy characterization" -- Ian Beckett TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
About the Author
Born in 1944 and educated at Wellington College, Martin Windrow is an Associate of the Royal Historical Society and a member of the Foreign Legion Association of Great Britain. He has worked in publishing since the mid-1960s as a commissioning editor and author.