Churchill and the Montgomery Myth

Churchill and the Montgomery Myth

by R. W. Thompson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590773963
Publisher: M. Evans & Company
Publication date: 04/25/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

R. W. Thompson served in World War II and was promoted to Captain before he was transferred to the Intelligence Corps for training. After his release from the army he traveled extensively as a war correspondent for the Sunday Times. He attended the Nuremberg trials as a reporter. In 1951 he settled in Suffolk to write full time on military subjects.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The Inheritance
1. Churchill's Agony
2. Redemption
3. Catharsis

Part II: The Inheritors
4. The General
5. Alam Halfa: the general and the battle
6. The 15th of September

Part II: Anatomy of a Legend
7. 2nd Alamein
8. 2nd Alamein I
9. The Triumphal March
10. On to Tunis!

Part IV: Under Two Flags
11. The Allied Command
12. 'Husky'
13. Fortress Europe
14. A Soldier's Farewell

Notes
Reading List
Index

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