The second novel in the highly commercial series featuring Sergeant Jack Tanner.
James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. A member of the British Commission for Military History and the Guild of Battlefield Guides, he also regularly contributes reviews and articles in national newspapers and magazines and appears on national radio. His many books include Fortress Malta, Italy's Sorrow, The Battle of Britain and his fictional WW2 series
featuring Sergeant Jack Tanner.
His interviews with veterans of the Second World War are available at the Imperial War Museum and are also
archived on www.secondworldwarforum.com
He lives near Salisbury with his wife, son and daughter.
James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. He is the bestselling author of numerous historical non-fiction titles and the Jack Tanner fiction series, and recently presented Battle of Britain- The Real Story on BBC2.
A member of the British Commission for Military History, his many interviews with veterans of the Second World War are available at the Imperial War Museum and are also archived at www.secondworldwarforum.com. Duty Calls- Dunkirk is his first novel for younger readers.
Old-fashioned, testosterone-fuelled escapism and Tanner is a
chiselled protagonist straight out of the pages of the old Commando
comics * Mail on Sunday *
Sharpe for the Blitz years...a meaty, all action yarn! * Sunday Telegraph *
Holland is a superb historian who knows his stuff, and his descriptions of the action are terrific * Daily Telegraph *
Has the sure touch of someone who knows their subject and enjoys it * Daily Mail *
This is a well-researched page-turner that keeps you hungry for more. An exciting tale full of historical details and action * Soldier magazine *