Michael Simpson's A Life of Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Cunningham: A PDF

By Michael Simpson

Cunningham used to be the best-known and so much celebrated British admiral of the second one global struggle. He held one of many significant fleet instructions among 1939 and 1942, and in 1942-43, he was once Allied naval commander for the good amphibious operations within the Mediterranean. From 1943 to 1946, he used to be the 1st Sea Lord and a player within the wartime meetings with Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt and the united states Chiefs of employees, taking into consideration the worldwide approach for Allied victory.

He additionally led a really lively public lifestyles for nearly two decades after his retirement in 1946. Cunningham's papers are ample for the interval 1939-63 and are supplemented the following by way of cupboard and Admiralty files, papers of his provider contemporaries and of Churchill, and by way of stories of his friends and family, in addition to vast US information and personal papers.

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