A Life of Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Cunningham: A by Michael Simpson

By Michael Simpson

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 used to be 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 process for Allied victory.

He additionally led a really lively public lifestyles for nearly 20 years after his retirement in 1946. Cunningham's papers are ample for the interval 1939-63 and are supplemented right here by means of cupboard and Admiralty files, papers of his carrier contemporaries and of Churchill, and via stories of his friends and family, in addition to wide US information and personal papers.

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