Brian Best has an honours degree in South African History and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He was the founder of the Victoria Cross Society in 2002 and edits its Journal. He also lectures about the Victoria Cross and war art.
"Author Brian Best vividly details harrowing clashes fought by British forces in formidable terrain against intractable Japanese foes... The author is to be saluted for filling a void in the history of the Britain's highest award for valor by spotlighting the exciting exploits of brave men - many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice."--Toy Soldier & Model Figure