About the BookEdit
Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is the official novel companion to the game of the same name, Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway. It chronicles the events of Sergeant Matthew Baker of the 101st Airborne and the events that they encounter during Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands, then Holland. The book also takes the reader from different viewpoints, including the Irish Guards Colour Sergeant Cathal Gilchrist, the German Fallschirmjager Oberfeldwebel Graf, and a Netherlands native, a girl who supports the Dutch resistance named Mira. The book is written by Colonel (retired) John F. Antal, who is also the historical director of the Brothers in Arms series of games and was formerly a soldier in the U.S. Army himself too.
About the AuthorEdit
John Antal served thirty years in the United States Army, earning the rank of Colonel and serving as both an airborne ranger and a tank officer. He has published more than two hundred war-related articles and eight books, being a profilic writer of military history and military historical fiction. Other than that, he is also the historical director of the Brothers in Arms series of games and has been a very important historical consultant throughout the games plots.