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

By Michael Simpson

Cunningham used to be the best-known and such a lot celebrated British admiral of the second one global conflict. 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 used to be the 1st Sea Lord and a player within the wartime meetings with Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt and the U.S. Chiefs of employees, considering the worldwide technique for Allied victory.

He additionally led a really energetic public lifestyles for nearly two decades after his retirement in 1946. Cunningham's papers are considerable for the interval 1939-63 and are supplemented right here through cupboard and Admiralty files, papers of his carrier contemporaries and of Churchill, and through stories of his friends and family, in addition to broad US records and personal papers.

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