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ex-Lincolnshire County Lib (usual stamps etc) 184 crisply presented pp, approx 900g packed for post. British author Robert Jackson set out to "strike a balance between hard fact and personal experience" in his compact and concise work entitled Arnhem: The Battle Remembered. The author certainly achieves his objectives in this detail-packed book, which contains no less than nine maps and eighty-five photos and draws upon thirty-one personal experiences of the battle. "Market Garden", where paratroops were supposed to have held on for only two days until the ground offensive reached them. It never did. Jackson is a full-time writer and lecturer on aviation, naval, military and scientific topics, and was defence and science correspondent for North of England newspapers. A former pilot and navigation instructor, he was a squadron leader in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.