Free Standard UK Delivery Over £10 | Free Delivery Europe Over £25

Up Close and Personal: The Reality of Close-Quarter Fighting in World War

Be the first to review this product

In this gripping book, David Lee brings together the remarkable stories of soldiers involved in close-quarter fighting during the Second World War. These first-person accounts take the reader directly to the heart of the battle and bring home the brutal reality of war, plain and simply, with no heightened color or exaggerated emotion. Inside these pages you will find the story of when a battalion of British soldiers trained in the traditional manner came up against the Waffen SS, whose formidable training bore close resemblance to the Commandos. For the desert war there is a detailed look at how a rifle battalion held the snipe position against overwhelming odds, and how that same battalion was virtually wiped out when it later went to Italy. For the Far East, Lee shows how hatred of the Japanese Army gave impetus to British soldiers fighting at Kohima and American soldiers at Iwo Jima. And finally there is the poignant story of a US infantry regiment on D-Day.Together these accounts provide a unique record of combat during Second World War and bear testament to the indomitable spirit of the men who fought there.

Availability: In stock

Only 1 left
£13.99
£13.99

In stock books dispatched within 24 hours. Read more...

Ask a question? Call, Email or Skype now.

30 days returns policy. Guaranteed!.

It's good to share!

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author David Lee
Binding Paperback
Condition New
Pages 208
ISBN-13 9781848328372
Publisher Frontline Books

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Up Close and Personal: The Reality of Close-Quarter Fighting in World War

Product Tags

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.