Show More Monty: The Making of a General, 1887-1942 by Nigel Hamilton.
Hamish Hamilton, 871 pp., £12, June 1981, 0 241 10583 8Show More
The War between the Generals: Inside the Allied High Command by David Irving.
Allen Lane, 446 pp., £9.95, June 1981, 0 7139 1344 4Show More
“... Allied commanders, Eisenhower, Montgomery, Patton, Bradley, Marshall, Tedder, Leigh-Mallory, Harris, Spaatz, Vandenberg, Everett Hughes, J.H.C. Lee and a supporting cast of lesser generals and admirals. The politicians figure less prominently. This concentration is perfectly consistent because, after the large decisions had been taken, their ...”