Acclaimed children's author Allan Burnett turns his attention to the First World War in a book of explosively exciting and emotionally charged tales of bravery and adventure. Featuring the true exploits of soldiers, spies, pilots, sailors and many others, these stories, all based on interviews with these heroes themselves or their descendants, offer a unique, personal insight into the First World War that no conventional history book can ever hope to match.
Allan Burnett is a freelance writer and editor. He has worked as deputy editor for the Scottish Standard and as deputy foreign editor for the Sunday Herald. He is currently editor of historical supplements for the Sunday Herald and is the author of Robert Burns And All That, Macbeth And All That, Mary Queen of Scots And All That, Bonnie Prince Charlie And All That, St Columba And All That, William Wallace And All That and Rob Roy And All That.