This authoritative and entertaining collection will make a superb gift for any fan of military history. Thrilling adventures that double up as valuable historical records take you into clandestine operations behind enemy lines, into the life of Anne Frank through the eyes of her father, or into a Spitfire at 20,000 feet being chased by a German Heinkel... Vividly portrayed, brilliantly written and meticulously researched, this selection offers some of the most highly regarded accounts of WWII. [1]