1st Edition 1977
2nd Edition 1979
Hardback with dustjacket. First published in the UK in 1977 by "Chatto & Windus Ltd.".
Printed by "Ebenezer Baylis & Son Ltd.". Written by General Sir John "Shan" Winthrop Hackett.
The author was, at the time of the battle, the Brigadier in command of the 4th Parachute Brigade.
This book tells of his experiences during the battle and also of his amazing escape from
the Germans after he was wounded in the fighting.