22 December 1983
Show More Monty. Vol. II: Master of the Battlefield 1942-1944 by Nigel Hamilton.
Hamish Hamilton, 863 pp., £12.95, October 1983, 0 241 11104 8Show More
Decision in Normandy: The Unwritten Story of Montgomery and the Allied Campaign by Carlo D’Este.
Collins, 555 pp., £12.95, October 1983, 0 00 217056 6Show More
“... that all had gone according to plan. His obsession with being right at all points has harmed his reputation. Hamilton recognises this, but, some will think, inadequately so. Which brings us to Carlo D’Este’s book. For in this carefully researched, militarily perceptive and lucidly written work on the planning of OVERLORD and the fighting in Normandy, the author argues cogently that between ...”