Bramley Books ed., 1997. 320 pp., numerous b&w photo-ills., + maps & plans. D.j., 28 x 25cm. V.G.+. Whether on land, sea or in the air, this volume provides a clear account of some of the principal engagements of the Second World War. To illustrate the text, a mass of photographs taken in combat captures all the action and pity of a total war. They draw the reader into the drama of the conflict whilst each chapter invites empathy with the individual caught up in the battle.