18 November 1982
Show More A Policy for Peace by Field-Marshal Lord Carver.
Faber, 123 pp., £5.95, September 1982, 0 571 11969 7Show More
The Third World War: The Untold Story by General Sir John Hackett.
Sidgwick, 256 pp., £9.95, June 1982, 9780283984495Show More
Six Armies in Normandy by John Keegan.
Cape, 395 pp., £8.95, April 1982, 0 224 01541 9Show More
“... is important, but it has scarcely caught on yet. Meanwhile, the current spate of books on military matters mostly follows rather well-trodden tracks. In his new little book A Policy for Peace Field-MarshalLordCarver, an ex-Chief of Defence Staff, has the courage to tell us, as he has told the House of Lords and other audiences, that he does not believe that nuclear war, once started, could be limited ...”