Individual stories of remarkable courage and endurance from both World Wars through to Palestine, Korea and Suez. Fighting behind enemy lines in North Africa, Europe, the Middle and the Far East. Bravery on the battlefields from Normandy to the Reichswald Forest, in the air with Bomber Command and beneath the sea with Naval Clearance divers. In the Burmese jungle with Orde Wingate’s Chindits and in the desert with 51 Commando and The Special Interrogation Group. Behind the wire in the Prison Camps of Italy, Germany, Poland and Borneo. Above all this book tells of survival against all odds and the resilience of the human spirit.