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

By Michael Simpson

ISBN-10: 0714651974

ISBN-13: 9780714651972

ISBN-10: 0714684600

ISBN-13: 9780714684604

Cunningham was once the best-known and so much celebrated British admiral of the second one international warfare. He held one of many significant fleet instructions among 1939 and 1942, and in 1942-43, he was once Allied naval commander for the nice amphibious operations within the Mediterranean. From 1943 to 1946, he was once the 1st Sea Lord and a player within the wartime meetings with Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt and the U.S. Chiefs of employees, thinking of the worldwide method for Allied victory.

He additionally led a truly lively public existence for nearly 20 years after his retirement in 1946. Cunningham's papers are considerable for the interval 1939-63 and are supplemented the following via cupboard and Admiralty files, papers of his provider contemporaries and of Churchill, and by way of thoughts of his friends and family, in addition to huge US data and personal papers.

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