4 March 1982
Show More Auchinleck: The Lonely Soldier by Philip Warner.
Buchan and Enright, 288 pp., £10.50, November 1981, 9780907675006Show More
Das Reich: Resistance and the March of the 2nd SS Panzer Division through France, June 1944 by Max Hastings.
Joseph, 264 pp., £9.95, November 1981, 0 7181 2074 4Show More
“... events, buttressed by the recollections of numerous participants. The Auk, however, has always had his own champions: notably, his two previous biographers, John Connell and Roger Parkinson, and CorrelliBarnett, who, in The Desert Generals (1960), went so far as to describe Montgomery’s Alamein as ‘an unnecessary battle’. Now Philip Warner has attempted a reassessment of Auchinleck’s career ...”