THE DESERT VCS: EXTRAORDINARY VALOUR IN THE NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN IN WWII
199pp., 16 illus. 2018. The fighting in North Africa was not just in the harsh extremes of the rolling desert, but also the barren mountains of Tunisia, and the coastal strips of Libya. In every battle, every manoeuvre the terrain was the limiting or enabling feature and it was over that unforgiving ground that twenty-nine men distinguished themselves and were awarded the highest of all gallantry medals, the Victoria Cross.