The author served in the British Army from 1940-1945 and in 1943 was parachuted into Yugoslavia, to join partisan forces . He spent more than a year there fighting alongside the partisans. This book gives a personal account of the times, as well as covering the political and military background. Light green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 351 pages, four folding maps. Condition: Dust jacket chipped and soiled, with some translucent tape reinforcement to verso. Boards a little rubbed at corners, pages clean and unmarked.