To combat anti-English feeling, criticism of English characteristics, top-flight English authors contribute stories, sketches, poems, essays, reminiscences, autobiography and biography, etc., especially written for this collection. Storm Jameson does the foreword of explanation, stressing appreciation of United States' cooperation, and Rebecca West, Walter de la Mare, Noel Streatfeild, J. B. Priestley, Harold J. Laski, Osbert Sitwell, John Masefield, Sheila Kaye-Smith, E. M. Forster, Edmund Blunden, Bonamy Dobres, Frank Swinnerton, Phyllis Bottome, Helen Waddell, E. M. Delafield, H. E. Bates, Lattice Cooper, Mary Agnes Hamilton, G. M. Trevelyan, J. S. Eliot, Angela Thirkell, Harold Butler, Eric Linkleter, Edith Sitsell, Cap't. Liddell Hart, C. Day Lewis, Kate O'Brien, Dorothy L. Sayers, Rome Rose Macaulay, Robert Graves provide varied material, which is not entirely concerned with the war. An interesting assembly.